Our Father / Abouna

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Country: Chad
Year: 2002
Running Time: 84 min.
Language: Arabic and French


Our Father is the beautifully photographed story of 15-year-old Tahir and 8-year-old Amine who find one morning that their father has abandoned them. Their search for him in the city turns into delinquency, when one day at the movies, they think they recognize him on screen. Stealing the reel not only gets them arrested, but also sent to a Koranic school far away.