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406 Ratings


Directed by Ousmane Sembène
Burkina Faso, Cameroon, 2004


When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female circumcision, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.

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Moolaadé Directed by Ousmane Sembène

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2004 | Winner: Un Certain Regard

2004 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Village Voice Film Poll

2004 | Nominee: Best Film

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