I STILL HIDE TO SMOKE
Date & Time: Saturday 19 August 8pm
Algeria | 90 min| Dir: Rayhana Obermeyer
Starring Hiam Abbas this tragi-comedy about nine very different women, varying ages and backgrounds that gather at the local Hammam – mingling and at times confronting one another, lashing out, raging, crying, fighting and seeking comfort in each other. Outside the Hammam, fury is in the air. Something is brewing among the men. The women take aim, they are ready to deal with what is to come.
Director : Rayhana Obermeyer
Producer : Michele Ray-Gavras
Scriptwriter : Rayhana Obermeyer
DOP : Olympia Mytilinaiou (hammam), Mohamed Tayeb-Laggoune (Algeria)
Editor : Rayhana assisted by Nassim Ouadi
Composer: Anne-Sophie Versnaeyen
Cast: Hiam Abbass, Fadila Belkebla, Nadia Kaci, Nassima Benchicou, Sarah Layssac, Maymouna, Lina Soualem, Faroudja Amazit and Biyouna.
SCREENING WITH SHORT FILM…..
WE ARE JUST FINE LIKE THIS
Tunisia | 19 min | Dir: Mehdi M. Barsaoui
Baba Azizi is an old man, who has not been spared by illness. Passed around by his adult children, he finds himself at his daughter’s for a couple of days. An ordeal is expected, but things will not go as he imagines.
All films are subtitled in English and have been exempt from classification and restricted to persons aged 15+ unless accompanied by an adult.