Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN (1960, Chad) studied film in Paris and journalism in Bordeaux. His feature debut Bye Bye Africa (1999) was the first full-length film ever made in Chad. His third feature Dry Season (2006) won the Grand Special Jury Prize in Venice. A Screaming Man (2010) won the Jury Prize in Cannes, making Haroun the first Chadian director to enter, as well as win, an award in the main Cannes competition. He was also a member of the jury for the competition in Cannes in 2011. Haroun has lived and worked in France since 1982.


Maral Tanié/The Second Wife (1994, short), Bord d'Africa (1995, doc), Goï-Goï/The Dwarf (1995, short), Sotigui Kouyaté, un griot moderne (1996, doc), Un thé au Sahel (1998, short), B 400 (1998, short), Bye Bye Africa (1999), Letter from New York City (2001, short), Abouna/Our Father (2002), Kalala (2005, doc), Daratt/Dry Season (2006), Expectations (2008, short), Un homme qui crie/A Screaming Man (2010), Grigris (2013), Hissein Habré, une tragédie tchadienne/Hissane Habré: A Chadian Tragedy (2016, doc), Une saison en France/A Season in France (2017)

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