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Fruitless Tree
2016. Documentary. French and Haoussa with English subtitles. 52 min. Not Rated.
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 6:00 PM
Part of the CEW+, DAAS & ASC 2018-19 African Women Film Series
Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the CEW+, DAAS & ASC 2018-19 African Women Film Series. All screenings will be followed by a film discussion.

As a married but childless woman, Aicha finds herself in a situation that is totally “out of the ordinary” in her country, Niger, where women are expected to have children. But just like everywhere else in the world today, Niger also experiences problems with infertility. Based on her personal story, Aicha Macky explores the private suffering of women in her situation with great sensitivity. Speaking openly as a childless woman among mothers, she breaks a taboo in Nigerien society.

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