Cascade Festival of African Films: Sira

Centerpiece Film of the 2024 Cascade Festival of African Films!

This bold film tells the story of Sira, a young woman traveling with her family in the Sahel to meet her betrothed, Jean-Sidi. Islamic terrorists attack the party and assault Sira, leaving her for dead. Sira exacts her revenge in this strong portrayal of female courage and resilience. Winner of the Panorama Audience Award at the Berlin International Film Festival, this stunning film is Apolline Traoré’s latest masterpiece.

(Contains sexual violence)

Admission is FREE on a first-come, first-served basis.

Assistive Listening
Available
Audio description
Not Available
Country of Origin/Production
Burkina Faso
Format
Digital
Language
English, French, and Diola with English subtitles
Runtime
75 minutes (Film Only)
Wheelchair accessible
Yes
Year
2022
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