Category: Mediterranean Memory 2015

L’HÉRITAGE DU SILENCE

52 minutes, 2015 Director: Anna BENJAMIN (France) and Guillaume CLERE (France) Production Company: Découpages, Toute l’Histoire (France) Armen, Dogukan, Yasar and Nazli are Turks and Kurds. But a recent discovery has upset their existence: they are also Armenian. In 1915, their parents or grandparents survived the genocide by hiding their true identity. Some were rescued …

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LE PEUPLE DE NEJMEH

52 minutes, 2015 Director: Jonathan CADIOT (France) Production Company: Talweg Production (France), Road 2 Films (Liban), Histoire (France), Al Jazeera Documentary (Qatar), with the support of TV5 Monde (France), Radio Télévision Suisse, RSI (Switzerland), RDI Radio Canada (Canada) In recent years, political and sectarian tensions in Lebanon have become such that the military have replaced …

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LA REVOLUTION DES FEMMES – Un siècle de féminisme arabe

54 minutes, 2014 Director: Feriel BEN MAHMOUD (France, Tunisia) Production Company: Drôle de Trame, with the support of France Télévisions (France) What role have the Arab revolutions given women? As they took to the streets alongside men, women’s rights and status have un-leashed passions and political battles. Yet 50 years ago, in the wake of …

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ÉVÈNEMENTS DE PHOCÉE 1914

50 minutes, 2014 Directors: Agnès SKLAVOS (Greece) and Stelios TATAKIS (Greece) Production Company: Tatakis AV Productions (Greece) June 1914. Just before the outbreak of the First World War, the entire Greek population living on the coast of Asia Minor (now Turkey) had to evacuate their villages and flee to Greece, abandoning homes and land. This …

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