WFC Chad: Daratt

This is a fascinating and original film.

The confusing thing is that we don’t see them selling any bread whatsoever. Is it all charity?

Dry Season. Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. 2006. Chad.


  • half a liter of water
  • a small handful of dried hibiscus flowers
  • some slices of ginger root
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • sugar to taste
  • rum

Put all the ingredients (except the sugar and rum) into a pot and let simmer for ten minutes. Add the sugar and simmer for five more minutes. Let the pot cool off and strain. Pour into ice-filled tumbler with the rum.

This drink is traditionally made without any alcohol.

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