‘143 Sahara Street - Hassen Ferhani’
In the middle of the Algerian Sahara, in her relay, a woman writes her history. She welcomes, for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs, truckers, wandering beings and dreams… Her name is Malika.
Hassen Ferhani was born in Algiers in 1986. From 2003 to 2008, he co-hosted the film club of the Chrysalide association in Algiers. In 2006, he directed his first short film, Les Baies d’Alger, selected in official competition by several international festivals. In 2008, he participated in the FEMIS summer training and directed a short documentary Le vol du 140, and in 2010, he co-directed a documentary film Afric Hotel. Tarzan, Don Quichotte et nous (2013) has been presented at Visions du Réel and FID Marseille as well as in several international festivals. Roundabout in my head his first multi-primed feature film was released in February 2016.
The screening of 143 Sahara Street is preceded by the short film Tarzan, Don Quichotte et nous by Hassen Ferhani and will be followed by a conversation in French with Hassen Ferhani, moderated by Karima Saïdi (film director).
Tuesday 15 March, 19:30 → 21:00
Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 BRUSSELS
- Subtitles: English
- Original version: Arabic