Bye Bye Africa

Bye Bye Africa

Director : Mahamat-Saleh Haroun /  France | Chad / 86 / French, Arabic / 1999

Chadian film director who lives and works in France (Haroun) returns home upon the death of his mother. He is shocked at the degraded state of the country and the national cinema. The filmmaker decides to make a film  dedicated to his mother entitled Bye Bye Africa but immediately encounters major problems.

Director and Screenplay Mahamat Saleh Haroun
Producer Claude Gilaizeau, Sylvie Maigne
DoP Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Stephene Legoux
Editor Sarah Taouss Matton Music Al-hadj Ahamat dit Pecos, Issa Bongo, Ringo Efoua-Ela
Cast Mahamat, Saleh Haroun, Garba Issa, Aicha Yelena

Venice Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, IFFK FIPRESCI Prize