Moolaadé - Protection

Senegal/France/Burkina Faso/Cameroon/Morocco/Tunisia 2004
D: Ousmane Sembene, 124 min
OV with German subtitles

This movie is a skillfully staged parable concerning the tradition of female genital cutting practiced on young girls in Africa. It deals with a young woman's courageous struggle in a Central African village against the current rituals which derived from the overlapping of Islamic and Pre-Islamic doctrines.

Beginning in September 2010 and continuing until February 2011, the Filmmuseum will feature a series of 20 films from various genres which will take their audiences into the most remote regions of the Islamic world. The films to be shown couldn’t be more diverse and together form a cinematic kaleidoscope that addresses ongoing political tensions and themes such as modernisation, globalisation, violence and perceived departures from tradition, the power of reason, and life and poetry in our contemporary global world.

Organisers: Munich Museum of Film [Münchner Filmmuseum], Munich Adult Education Centre [Münchner Volkshochschule]

Wednesday, 22 September 2010 - 9:00pm


Filmmuseum im Münchner Stadtmuseum
St.-Jakobs-Platz 1
80331 Munich

Ticket reservation:
0049-[0]89-233-964 50

4,- €