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Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED

Hassen Ferhani / Feature Documentary / Algeria, France, Qatar / 100 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Creative Documentary

Synopsis

In her little restaurant in the middle of the Algerian desert, a woman writes her history. There she welcomes truckers, wanderers and dreamers for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs. Her name is Malika.

Credits

Director
Hassen Ferhani
Screenwriter
Hassen Ferhani
Producer
Narimane Mari

About the Director

Hassen Ferhani was born in Algeria in 1986. In 2006, he directed his first short film, ‘Les Baies d’Alger’, which was screened in official competition in numerous international festivals. In 2008, he participated in a workshop at La Fémis, where he directed the short film ‘Le Vol du 140’. Since 2009, Ferhani has worked as an assistant director. In 2010, he co-directed the documentary ‘Afric-Hotel’, which screened at Visions du Réel and FIDMarseille. ‘Roundabout in My Head’ (2015) was his first feature-length film and has been awarded several major international prizes including FID, IDFA, Torino, Amiens, Carthage, Algiers, Entrevues Belfort, Festival Filmer le Travail de Poitiers, and Vues d’Afrique.

Production Company Profile

Allers Retours Films is committed to producing engaging and creative cinema. It selects and works with the projects of artists who involve themselves in contemporary history through film and the visual arts.

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Narimane Mari

    Company: 
    ALLERS RETOURS FILMS
    Phone: 
    +213658233556
    Email: 
    narimanemari@gmail.com

  • Production Company

    Allers Retours Films

    Email: 
    narimanemari@gmail.com

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