Papicha - cinéma de la Francophonie

Date: 22 Mar 2021, 7:30pm - 9:30pm (GMT+08:00) Hong Kong


AF Library, Jordan Centre
Monday, March 22nd,  7:30 pm
In Arabic and in French with English subtitles
RSVP necessary: $50 for public; 20% off for AF members


Rescheduled movies from Hong Kong French Film Festival - Dec 2020

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Papicha 《女孩要革命》

2019 | 105 min | Dramatic Comedy 
Colour | France, Algeria, Belgium
In Arabic and in French with English subtitles

Director: Mounia Meddour
Cast: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda

Algeria, the 1990s. Nedjma, an 18-year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to keep her from experiencing a normal life and going out at night with her friend Wassila. As the social climate becomes more conservative, she rejects the new bans set by the radicals and decides to fight for her freedom and independence by putting up a fashion show.

Best First Feature & Most Promising Actress: Lyna Khoudri – Cesar Awards, French Film Industry Awards, 2020



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