Film

Koromousso - Big Sister

A group of women break cultural taboos surrounding female sexuality, support each other in overcoming the trauma of female genital mutilation, and take back ownership of their bodies.

Country : Canada
Year : 2023
Length : 75 minutes
Production : Office National du Film du Canada
Director : Habibata Ouarme, Jim Donovan
Screenplay : Habibata Ouarme, Jim Donovan

Fatima, Safieta Sawadogo, Zainabou Ouedraogo, Papa Ladjiké Diouf

  • Habibata Ouarme, Jim Donovan

Habibata Ouarme is a Canadian filmmaker with family roots in Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso. Member of a non-profit organization assisting immigrant and racialized women in Quebec. Her first documentary explores the phenomenon of female genital mutilation from the perspective of those who’ve experienced it.

  • Habibata Ouarme, Jim Donovan

Filmmaker in Canada, Jim Donovan has filmed several dramatic series and movies. His film "3 Seasons" won a Borsos Award for Best Canadian Feature Film at the 2008 Whistler Film Festival. In 2013, he won multiple awards for television series and telefilms.