Selection : Feature films 2019

143 Sahara Street

Hassen Ferhani

2019
France / Algeria
1h40
Documentary
Col.

In her inn in the middle of the Algerian Sahara, a woman writes her story. She welcomes, in exchange for a cigarette, coffee or eggs, truckers, wandering souls and dreams… Her name is Malika.

 

From 2003 to 2008 Hassen Ferhani co-hosted a film club in Algiers. He has directed the shorts: Algiers Bays in 2006, Afric Hotel in 2010 (co-directed with Nabil Djedouani), Tarzan, Don Quixote and Us in 2013. In 2015, his first documentary feature Roundabout in My Head, Grand Prix at FID Marseille and Audience Award in Entrevues, is an international success. He was awarded the Best emerging director in Locarno with 143 Sahara Street.

Cast
Malika, Chawki Amari, Samir Elhakim
Photography
Hassen Ferhani
Sound
Mohamed Ilyas Guetal, Antoine Morin
Editing
Stéphanie Sicard, Nadia Ben Rachid, Nina Khada, Hassen Ferhani
Production
Centrale électrique, Allers Retours Films

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