Category: Mediterranean Issues 2013

MAUDIT SOIT LE PHOSPHATE

MAUDIT SOIT LE PHOSPHATE 85 minutes, 2012 Director : Samy TLILI (Tunisia) Production : Nomadis Images (Tunisia) ____ January 5, 2008, a sit-in organized by a group of young unemployed in front of Redeyef’s Town Hall, in south-western Tunisia, marked the beginning of a movement of civil dissent which lasted six months. 21 years after …

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LE THE OU L’ELECTRICITE

LE THÉ OU L’ELECTRICITÉ 93 minutes, 2012 Director : Jérôme LE MAIRE (Belgium) Production : Iota Production (Belgium) ____ The arrival of electricity in an isolated, landlocked village in the heart of the Moroccan High Atlas. For more than 3 years, season after season, the director patiently reveals how the web of change is closing …

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ITALY : LOVE IT, OR LEAVE IT

ITALY : LOVE IT, OR LEAVE IT 75 minutes, 2011 Directors : Gustav HOFER et Luca RAGAZZI (Italy) Production : Hiq Productions (Italy) ____ Two Italians, two different visions of their homeland: while Gustav wants to emigrate, his companion Luca wants to prove that there are still great people on the peninsula. From the worsening …

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FIVE BROKEN CAMERAS

FIVE BROKEN CAMERAS 90 minutes, 2010 Director : Emad BURNAT (Palestine) and Guy DAVIDI (Israel) Production : Guy DVD Films (Israel), Burnat Films (Palestine), Alegría Productions (France) ____ Emad BURNAT is a freelance Palestinian cameraman and photographer. He has filmed for Al-Jazeera, the Israeli channels 1, 2 and 10, as well as for Palestinian television. …

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DANCE OF OUTLAWS

82 minutes, 2012 Director : Mohamed EL ABOUDI (Moroccco, Finland) Production : Illume Ltd, Road Movies, Piraya Films As (Finland) ___ Hind, 22, is a dealer’s daughter. Driven from her home at 14 because she had been raped, she dances at weddings and prostitutes herself. Officially Hind does not exist. She can’t find her birth …

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