Eight AFAC-supported films at JCC 2021
29 Oct 2021

Eight films supported by AFAC will participate at the 32nd edition of the Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage (JCC), running from October 30 to November 6, 2021.

Taking part in the festival’s Feature Film Official Competition is Somali director Khadar Ahmed’s film “The Gravedigger’s Wife”. “How my Grandmother Became a Chair”, by Lebanese filmmaker Nicolas Fattouh, will screen in the Short Film Official Competition section. Two films will appear in the Feature Documentary Official Competition section, namely “Miguel’s War” by Eliane Raheb (Lebanon) and “Little Palestine: Diary of a Siege” by Abdallah Al-Khatib (Syria). On its part, Lebanese director Mounia Akl’s debut feature film “Costa Brava, Lebanon” will participate in the Out of Competition Feature Film section of the festival.

Three films from Libya will participate in “Visions Libya”, a parallel section of the festival: “Freedom Fields” by Naziha Arebi; “The Colonel’s Stray Dogs” by Khalid Shamis, and “Prisoner and Jailer” by Muhannad Lamin.

For more details and the full program, check out the JCC 2021 website.