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“Lingui, The Sacred Bonds,” by Chadian director-writer Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, is his first film with female leads. It’s a venture he takes to broach abortion, a subject that carries stigma and shame familiar to American audiences after the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade.
As journalists, feedback — solicited and unsolicited — is inevitable. When it comes to sensitive subjects like xenophobia in South Africa, the approach taken to cover it becomes that much more important.