HKFFF 2020 Papicha

$50.00 HKD
Approx $6.45 USD



AF Library, Jordan Centre
December 7th,  7:30 pm
In Arabic and in French with English subtitles
RSVP necessary: $50 for public; 20% off for AF members

Hong Kong French Film Festival has specially picked 4 films for exclusive screenings at AFHK - Jordan Centre. With diverse genres and themes, HKFFF is excited to present Two of Us (Deux)CamillePapicha and Looking For Gilles Caron (Histoire d'un regard)Post-screening live, Q&A session will be held.

Papicha 《女孩要革命》

2019 | 105 min | Dramatic Comedy 
Colour | France, Algeria, Belgium
In Arabic and in French with English subtitles

Director: Mounia Meddour
Cast: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda

Algeria, the 1990s. Nedjma, an 18-year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to 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.

Best First Feature & Most Promising Actress: Lyna Khoudri – Cesar Awards, French Film Industry Awards, 2020

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