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still from Papicha (Mounia Meddour, DZ 2020)

Papicha

Papicha

Mounia Meddour / DZ, 2020 / 108 min.

Mounia Meddour's debut film is an ode to young Algerian women who inventively resist the commandments of religious fundamentalists. Selected by Emma Branderhorst, one of the new talents in the Badlands program.

poster Papicha (Mounia Meddour, DZ 2020)
Papicha is brave cinema. An outspoken ode to freedom, with which director Meddour wants to demonstrate that even forced social change does not have to drive people to flee.

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Director

Mounia Meddour

Production year

2020

Country

DZ

Original title

Papicha

Length

108 min.

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

Part of

Badlands

Up-and-coming film talent at Eye: a new generation of Dutch makers are given the opportunity to present their debut films, discuss filmmaking and select films by makers that inspired them. These Badlands evenings are compiled by guest curators Lemuël de Graav, Xiang Yu Yeung and Eye programmer Ronald Simons.

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campaign image Badlands, illustration © Isa Grütter
still from Papicha (Mounia Meddour, DZ 2020)
still from Papicha (Mounia Meddour, DZ 2020)

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