Zaïna46

Zaïna46, a short film by Laure Desmazières, co-written with M. Desseigne-Ravel and A. Carpita (2018, 22 mn)
With the support of Région Aquitaine, Département des Landes, CNC (Aide à la réécriture and fonds de soutien audiovisuel), Fonds Images de la diversité and France 3

Critic’s Prize winner at Festival du Film court en Plein de Grenoble (2018), Best Script winner at Festival Court en scène (2018) and Best Actor Prize winner at Festival International du Court Métrage de Lille (2019)

Selected at the Festival de Clermont-Ferrand (2019), the Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers (2019), the Festival du film de Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux (2018), the Festival Un poing c’est court de Vaulx-en-Velin (2019), the Festival Chacun son court (2019 / Strasbourg) and the Festival Films Femmes Méditerranée (2019).

With Djemel Barek, Foëd Amara, Baya Belal, Julia Perazzini, Djiby and Mariama Bah

Abdel has been working in a café for several years in France. His wife Zaina remained on the other side of the Mediterranean Sea. Tonight, Abdel’s young neighbours are buzzing: there is new software to call home in videoconferencing. Between excitement and impatience, Abdel prepares his first Skype.