SYNOPSIS… In 1962, at the moment of independence, Jewish and European minority communities left Algeria. 43 years after the mass exodus of Jews and Pieds-noirs to France following the independence of Algeria in 1962, what remains of this cohabitation in the memory of Algerians of Berber-Arab-Muslim origins? Four Algerian Muslim characters seek the truth about […]
The film’s director, an exile in France since 1993, asks Henri Alleg to accompany him to Algeria. It has been the director’s country of adoption since 1939, for which he would have been willing to sacrifice his life in the fight against the French paratroopers in 1957. He wants to find his former comrades from […]
‘Every destiny, however long and complicated is only really about one unique moment, when a man knows once and for all who he is’ Jorges Luis Borges – Suere. Synopsis Targeted by fundamentalist terrorism, an Algerian film-maker finds himself in France, forty years after the exodus of his community of origin and his own Jewish-Spanish […]
Cities of the North, the South and Kabylia…
From the 15th of June to the 8 th of July 1994, the director and two of his assistants travel through Algeria and shoot a 45 hours Chronic of anomymous citizens who, either from their courage or their dignity or more simply of their instinct of life refuse to submit themselves to the logic of death and integrism.