Wed 7 Jul

Their Algeria + Q&A

Cert. tbc

Festivals & Series

SAFAR Film Festival

82 mins

in French and Arabic with EN subs |

2020 | ALG/CHE/QAT | dir. Lina Soualem | UK Premiere | doc

“Lina Soualem makes a successful directorial debut with an intimate, sensitive and poignant documentary about her grandparents and the identity of Algerians who immigrated to France after the war.” – CINE EUROPA

After 62 years of living together, Lina’s grandparents, Aïcha and Mabrouk, have decided to separate. Together, they came from Algeria to Thiers, a small medieval town in the middle of France, over 60 years ago. Side by side, they have experienced this chaotic immigrant life. For Lina, their separation is an opportunity to question their long journey of exile and their silence.

Wed 7 July 8.35pm

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Lina Soualem

Presented as part of the SAFAR Film Festival: Generational Encounters in Arab Cinema


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