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Edinburgh – Summerhall

November 6, 2022 @ 17:00

Powerful female drama set against the backdrop of the Algerian Civil War.

In 1979 Algiers, Nedjma, an 18 year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War 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.

"Powerful tale of female friendship and independence " - Little White Lies
Director: Mounia Meddour | 2019 | 108 mins mins | France / Algeria
Cast: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda
Awards: Winner of Best First Film at the 2020 César Awards.
Screened with English subtitles
Classification: N/C 15


November 6, 2022
17:00 - 19:00
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Edinburgh – Summerhall
1 Summerhall, Newington
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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