Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Ajyal Film Festival 2022

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Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2022

Souad Douibi / Algeria / 2021 / 14 min / Colour / Apple Pro Res 422 / In Arabic, French / Arabic, English subtitles
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

Synopsis

Using the metaphor of a doctor listening to an ailing patient’s beating heart, visual artist Souad Douibi takes us through the streets of Algiers for a “check-up” on its inhabitants.

Director

Souad Douibi

Souad Douibi is a visual artist, performer, and art therapy teacher. She graduated from the Higher School of Fine Arts of Algiers in 2008. Douibi exhibited regularly as a painter, photographer and videographer in Algeria and Europe between 2005 and 2011. After a break from the art world that lasted two years, she returned to the stage as a performer engaged in the streets of Algiers, but also an artist who is involved in social change through cultural and artistic activities.

Credits

Screenwriter
Souad Douibi
Producer
Smail Lif
Cinematographer
Tarek Boudraa, Wassim Soualmi
Editor
Souad Douibi
Music
DJ Twelve