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04 February 2021

New York African Film Festival 2021: Invisible Husband / Un invisible mari by Hawa Aliou N'Diaye

Hawa Aliou N'Diaye
Invisible Husband / Un invisible mari
Mali
2020 - Documentary - 68mins

Malian filmmaker Hawa Aliou N’Diaye believes that she is possessed by a jinn. In this documentary, she interviews other women in her community who also believe that they are controlled by jinn, which in some cases claim to be their husbands. Delving into Malian traditions and myths, N’Diaye explores the ethereal dimensions of the world around her.

Source (Text and Image):

New York African Film Festival: https://africanfilmny.org/event/invisible-husband-un-invisible-mari/
 
Film at Lincoln Center : https://virtual.filmlinc.org/film/invisible-husband/
 
Q&A with Hawa Aliou N'Diaye

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