Category: First film 2015

SPEED SISTER

79 minutes, 2015 Director: Amber FARES (Canada) Production Company: SocDoc Studios LLC (United States) Desperate for the rush of adrenaline and throb of multi-cylinders, five Palestinian women decided to compete in male-dominated car races. They are Betty, Marah, Mona, and Rhana Noor, between 22 and 32 years, and in Palestine they are known as the …

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Patience, patience t’iras au paradis !

85 minutes, 2015 Director: Hadja LAHBIB (Belgium) Production Company: Les Passeurs de Lumière, Clair-obscur Productions, RTBF, Arte (Belgium)   In the 1960’s, thousands of North Africans came to work in Belgium. Among them, women who had left everything behind to follow a man to an unknown land. “Patience, patience, t’iras au paradis!” is the catch-phrase …

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JE SUIS LE PEUPLE

111 minutes, 2014 Director: Anna ROUSSILLON (France) Production Company: hautlesmains productions, Narratio Films (France) In January 2011 Egypt’s anti-government protests gather tens of thousands in Tahrir Square and the streets of Cairo, while villagers in the southerly rural areas follow the events on their TV screens and newspapers. From Mubarak’s overthrow to the election of …

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IN THE SHADOW OF WAR

80 minutes, 2014 Director: Sophia et Georgia SCOTT (United Kingdom) Production Company: GroundTruth Production (United Kingdom), Dartmouth Films (United Kingdom), UpperGate Entertainment (United States) “In the Shadow of War” is a journey through the hopes, dreams and fears of a new generation living with the effects of a war which ended before most of them …

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