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The Fruitless Tree

L'Arbre Sans Fruit

Directed by Aicha Macky
France, Niger, 2016
Documentary, Short


Married but childless, director Aicha Macky’s circumstance is judged unacceptable in her native Niger. Doctors haven’t been able to determine why she can’t conceive, but in her conservative Muslim society, women are always getting blamed for infertility, while men are rarely diagnosed.

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The Fruitless Tree Directed by Aicha Macky

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