Mahamat-Saleh Haroun


Mahamat-Saleh Haroun


Born in Abéché, Chad, in 1961.
Mahamat-Saleh Haroum studied cinema at the Conservatoire Libre du Cinéma Français in Paris before turning to journalism. In 1994, he returned to film and directed the award-winning short, Maral Tanié. Afer two documentaries, including Sotigui Kouyté, un griot moderne, about of the famous actor from Burkino Faso, he made his first feature in 1999: Bye Bye Africa, which won prizes in several international festivals.


Maral Tanie (1994): Screenplay, Direction

Grigris (2013): Screenplay, Direction

Daratt (2006): Screenplay, Direction

Abouna (2002): Direction, Screenplay