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- Published on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 18:21
TUNIS (Tunisia)- Algerian documentary films "Slices of life, slices of dream" by Hamid Benamara, "I have lived twice the absence" by Dhrifa Menzer and "Harguine, harguine" by Meriem Bouakaz will be screened at the 21th edition of the European Film Days in Tunis which open Tuesday.
In his feature film -produced in 2012 and participated in numerous international festivals Hamid Benamara evokes "illustrious figures in the history of Algeria and revolutionary movements around the world through the creations of the Algerian visual artist Mustapha Boutadjine."
Drifa Menzer film-which obtained the first prize of the international amateur film festival of Klibia (Tunisia) in 2012- recounts "the absence of her immigrant brother and the frustration of the dark decade in Algeria," while Meriem Bouakaz tackles in her short film the "problems of the clandestine immigration."
42 European and North African films from 11 European countries and four Maghreb countries are participating in this event, which runs until October 4 in Tunis, Sousse, Sidi Bouzid, Gabes, Djerba and Sfax.