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El Djaïda

Four women meet in Dar Joued (a women's prison) on the eve of Independence day. From different ages and social conditions, they are condemned to live together under the authority and injustice of their jailer: Jaida. They share memories from the outside world, and also the joy, emotions and torment of their daily lives in Dar Jouad.

Rain of Homs

A man with his nephew and a woman with her five-year-old sister, coming from a different political background in Syria, are left in the destroyed city of Homs during the war in 2014. They struggle under the fire and wonder how their rising love will save them from death.

Zeus

This is a true story of Manuel Teixeira Gomes. A great writer of erotic literature is elected President of the Republic – a unique case in the world. He promotes reformist policies, supports workers and fights the banks. But after 26 months he says: Enough. And so, at 65 years his life changes. He goes to North Africa, lives with desert nomads, settles in Algeria, and there, he dies 15 years later. 

Ghost Hunting

In order to confront the ghosts that haunt him, Palestinian director Raed Andoni assembles an eclectic group of ex-prisoners to recreate the AlMoskobiya, Israel’s main interrogation centre, where he was himself jailed at age 18. As the walls of the cells rise, the tongues and the emotions loosen.

A Ciambra

In A Ciambra, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region’s factions – the local Italians, the African refugees and his fellow Romani. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere, learning the necessary skills for life on the streets of their hometown.

Our Patriots

After the French defeat of summer 1940, Addi Ba, a young Senegalese rifleman escapes and hides in the Vosges. Aided by some villagers, he gets false documents that allow him to live openly

Summer 1993

Frida, a six years old girl, faces the first summer with her new adoptive family. An early coming of age drama about a girl who learns to fit in a new rural world while coping with the loss of her mother.

Sheikh Jackson

On the 25th of June 2009, the news of Michael Jackson’s death took the world by storm affecting many people, especially an Islamic cleric whose nickname was “Jackson” during his school days. But what does a preacher have in common with the King of Pop ?

Until The End Of Time

In the cemetery of Sidi Boulekbour, Ali the old gravedigger meets the -60year-old Johar, who is visiting her sister's grave for the first time after losing her husband. Johar wants her final resting place to be next to her sister, so she decides to organize her own funeral and asks Ali to help her. But preparations for the final journey go awry when Ali and Johar unexpectedly start to realize they have feelings for each other…

Until the Birds Return

Algeria today. Past and present collide in the lives of a newly wealthy property developer, an ambitious neurologist impeded by wartime wrongdoings, and a young woman torn between the path of reason and sentiment. Three stories that plunge us into the human soul of a contemporary Arab society.

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