Films 2021

August 18, 2021
Diana
Diana, a young farmer from a conservative family, lives in the rural villages of the country. During her day off, she and her sisters sit on the rooftop, preparing themselves for a neighbour’s wedding. For Diana, it’s a chance to meet her secret boyfriend. Her mother discovers their relationship, which leads to her entire family finding out. On the third day, all the family’s women ride the truck to go to work on the farm as usual. As Diana’s father requested, her brother takes all the unmarried women with him. He wants them to see it. It is Diana’s last day.
August 18, 2021
Faithful | De nos frères blessés
1956. Algeria is a French colony. Fernand and Helene are madly in love. Fernand is an activist, fighting for independence alongside the Algerians. Helene is fighting for Fernand’s life. History will irrevocably change the course of their destiny.
August 18, 2021
Falling into the Summit
A short that discusses life away from home and how it can tempt us away from family and stability. The film revolves around Saleh, who lives in his small hut with his mother, living off the apple tree next to his house. Yet, he always watched the city on the mountain and dreamt of visiting it. When the apple tree loses some of its yield, the city tempts him to leave his mother and his livelihood and head to the city. Once he realises his alienation and longing, he tries to return home, but it’s too late.
August 18, 2021
Feels Good Man
Artist Matt Furie, creator of the comic character Pepe the Frog, begins an uphill battle to take back his iconic cartoon image from those who used it for their own purposes.
August 17, 2021
Final Round | BRÛLER LA MER
When searching for a blessing on the day of her firstborn’s naming ceremony, a mother is instead foretold a curse: her son, Muzamil, will die at the age of 20. Muzamil’s father cannot stand the...
August 18, 2021
Fire in the Mountains
A mother toils to save money to build a road in a Himalayan village to take her wheelchair-bound son for physiotherapy but her husband who believes that a shamanic ritual (Jagar) is the remedy, steals her savings.
August 18, 2021
Gaza Mon Amour
Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as a dressmaker at the market. Finally determined to propose, he discovers an ancient statue of Apollo in his fishing net, which he decides to hide at home. When Hamas discovers the existence of this mysterious treasure, troubles start for Issa. Will he succeed in declaring his love to Siham?
August 18, 2021
Geisha L.O.V.E
Geisha L.O.V.E. is a day in the life of a graffiti artist and her robot protector and companion set in 2155. The action takes place within the span of 24 hours in Delphipolis, a futuristic city rocked by political upheaval and economic unrest. The World Union, a conglomerate of Europeans, Arabs, and Asians, established NADA to eradicate defiant street art through ruthless robots that do not hesitate to execute graffiti artists on the spot. Geisha L.O.V.E. is a renegade graffiti artist in a dystopian world, where graffiti has become the only way to spread the word, and reclaim the city.
August 18, 2021
Gevar’s Land
Recently settled with his partner and son in a Reims suburb, Gevar, who has arrived from Syria, has decided to invest in the rental of a small patch of land to grow vegetables. Filmmaker Qutaiba Barhamji films them over four seasons as they settle on this new ground that often rebels against the couple’s hopes.