Mahamat-Saleh Haroun Talks Inspiration, Building A Film School In Chad, Jude Law's Interest In Working w/ Him, More...

From Shadow and Act Mon Feb 25 2013, 18:35:36

An interview with Chadian auteur, an really the country's best-known filmmaker, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, is one that I hope I'll one day get, because I have so many questions I'd like to ask him - about his films, cinema of Chad, African cinema at-large, and more. But, in the meantime, I''ll settle for brief moments like this one, in which Haroun talks about what film/filmmaker inspired him to want to make films (it may not be who you think), using his international recognition to help build a film industry in Chad (specifically, building a film school that he says would compete globally), and meeting Jude Law, who expressed interest in being in one of Haroun's...

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