Five films in post-production are selected to be part of the Work-In-Progress Showcase. They will present their latest rough-cuts to the Souk participants in a series of screenings in presence of the director and producer.
Work-In-Progress Showcase Films
This is the story of Abdelinho, a young Moroccan, a sweet dreamer passionate about Brazil and in love with a telenovela heroine named Maria.
Directed by: Hicham Ayouch
(Tunisia, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany)
Ali, a Tunisian making a precarious living selling contraband gas, is forced to fight for dignity.
Directed by: Lotfy Nathan
DIRTY, DIFFICULT, DANGEROUS
(France, Lebanon, Italy)
Beirut. The love story between Ahmed, a Syrian refugee, and Mehdia, an Ethiopian domestic, seems impossible.
Directed by: Wissam Charaf
FRAGMENTS FROM HEAVEN
(Morocco, France, Qatar)
Looking for stones somewhere in the desert of Morocco might seem ludicrous, unless those stones are celestial and able to change one’s life forever.
Directed by: Adnane Baraka
THE CEMETERY OF CINEMA
(Guinea, France, Senegal)
The director travels throughout Guinea in search of the first film made by a black African francophone in 1953, using his camera to confront History.
Directed by: Thierno Souleymane Diallo