Filmscene

African Diaspora

FilmScene highlights the work of African American filmmakers and films and artists of the African diaspora through year-round screenings and events curated in collaboration with members of the Iowa City community.

Previous Screenings

LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS

2021 / Chad + / Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Amina, a practicing Muslim, lives with her daughter, 15-year-old Maria. When Amina learns Maria is pregnant and wants to abort the child, they face an impossible situation in a country where abortion is legally and morally condemned.