AFRICAN HEART

Synopsis:

The film AFRICAN HEART is a raw, captivating look into the life of an African girl, who is a victim of the traditions that weave her destiny.  

After a childhood damaged by parents who did not know how to protect her, Sherifa realizes that she cannot embrace their way of life as her own.  So, on the day of her forced marriage, Sherifa flees her family and friends to the "big city".  When the secret of her circumcision revealed, she realizes nothing will ever be the same again.  In search of better horizons, Sherifa faces cruelties that drive her into the world of prostitution.  Will she survive?

The actors of AFRICAN HEART share their thoughts and feelings on FGM.

Distribution:

Thousands throughout Africa have viewed this film, as it was shown by Canal+ Africa on its cable network.

A Sélifa BOUKARI MCGREEVY Production 

A Steven AF Film

"AFRICAN HEART"

Based on a True Story

Karima ISSIFOU   ODALO SOGOYOU  

Adjei AKONDO   Youssif TOURE   and Jean-Michel HUET

Director of Photography A. Tavio WILSON

Executive Producer James MCGREEVY

Story By Sélifa BOUKARI MCGREEVY

Screenplay By Steven AF  

Produced By Sélifa BOUKARI MCGREEVY   Directed By Steven AF

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