The Algerian Canadian filmmaker Sara Nacer returns to Algeria to capture through her camera the popular historical movement called “hirak”. She invites us on her journey to discover how the young generation leads this “smile revolution” with a strong political, cultural and social consciousness, building Algeria 2.0.
Official Selection – Festival Francophone d’Angoulême – 2020International Premiere – Cinémania – 2020 For thirty years, French-Algerian sisters Zorah, Nohra and Djamila have been living in the hope of finding their brother Rheda, abducted by their father, and hidden in newly decolonised Algeria. Their relationship is shaken when Zorah, the eldest sister, decides to write a play based on the traumatising events of their childhood that haunted them their whole life. But when they learn that their father is dying, the three sisters decide to go to Algeria to seize their last opportunity to have him reveal where their brother is. When the past catches up, the three sisters have no choice but to put their differences aside. Featuring Isabelle Adjani.