Serge Issa Coelo


DARESALAM evokes the 70s in Chad. The friendship between Koni and Djimi is settled in the emotional and physical violence of the re-volution: it will be put to the test and have to prove itself. This is the first film realized in Chad . Chad/F 2000 Regie: Issa Serge Coelo 105 min, 35mm, 1:1.85, Farbe, OmenglU


Adoum wants to circulate abroad a report about the situation in his home country, Chad. After a personal search at the airport, he is arrested and imprisoned in the appalling basement of a prison led by Colonel Koulbou. His situation seems desperate. Hava, the Colonel’s second wife, who is subjected to the insults and humiliations of her husband and his first wife on a daily basis, plans to escape from this infernal life… Chad/F 2007 Regie: Serge Issa Coelo 88 min, 35mm, Farbe, OF mit engl. UT Fribourg Filmfestival 2008