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NARDJES A.

by Karim Aïnouz

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.

original title: Nardjes A.
country: Algeria, France, Germany, Brazil
sales agent: MPM Film (Movies Partners in Motion Film)
year: 2020
genre: documentary
directed by: Karim Aïnouz
film run: 80'
cinematography by: Juan Sarmiento G.
film editing: Ricardo Saraiva
producer: Marie-Pierre Macia, Christopher Zitterbart, Claire Gadéa, Richard Djoudi, Janaina Bernardes
line producer: Mario Brandão
production: MPM Film (Movies Partners in Motion Film), Watchmen Productions, Show Guest Entertainment (DZ), Inflamável (BR)
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