Nardjes A.

a film by Karim Aïnouz

Nardjes A.

2020 | 80:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary
original Arabic, French, Tamazight version with English subtitles avilable, others on request
Synopsis
Algeria, February 2019. A popular pacifist uprising erupts against the candidacy of president Bouteflika for a 5th term, steadily swelling into a revolution. Nardjes, a young Algerian woman, takes part in the movement to convey the hope of her people.
Shot on the 8th of March 2019, International Women's Day, the film draws a portrait of her as she joins thousands of protesters in the streets of Algiers, fighting to overthrow a regime that has silenced them for decades. We follow her, while her whole country could be marching towards a brighter future.
Festivals/Awards
2020
70 Berlinale PANORAMAdocuments
51 Visions du Réel 'online edition'
Cast and Crew
  • Director Karim Aïnouz
  • Producer Marie-Pierre Macia (MPM Film), Christopher Zitterbart (watchmen), Janaina Bernardes (Inflamável), Richard Djoudi (Show Guest Entertainment), Claire Gadéa (MPM)
  • Director of Photography Juan Sarmiento G.
  • Editor Ricardo Saraiva
  • Sound Ilyas Mohammed Guetal
  • Sound Design Sebastian Morsch
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