From the Arab-Muslim invasion and Turkish colonisation to the Algerian war, from the Mecca of the revolutionaries to the Black Decade, from yesterday to today, Algiers has struggled against every yoke imposed upon it. In a few key films, classic, mythical or hopeful, this is a story of resistance in Algiers.
15:00 Kindil El Bahr - Damien Ounouri (2016 - 40')
A gruesome tale of the murder of a young mother and the vengeance that ensues.
16:00 Fais soin de toi - Mohamed Lakhdar Tati (2017 - 119') +Q & A with the director
Algerians on love, an emotion that underlies many of the tensions in Algerian society today.
19:00 Omar Gatlato - Merzak Allouache (1976 - 90’)
A comedy about a young man in Algiers who becomes obsessed by a woman’s voice on a cassette.