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Nora El Hourch

Talents France 100 min Spanish premiere Fiction

Synopsis

Despite their different social backgrounds, Amira, Djeneba and Zineb have been friends for a long as they can remember. When Zineb experiences harassment from her brother’s best friend, Amina decides to post a compromising video of him on social media, hoping he will stop. Little does she Know that the video will not only jeopardize her safety, but also strain their friendship.

Debate following the session on April 8 with psychologist Aina Troncoso and lawyer Montse Solé, psychologist and lawyer of the Service of attention to abuses in the audiovisual sector of the Catalan Film Academy. In a debate open to public participation, we will talk about the blurred lines and emotional confusions between aggressor and assaulted, how to help a friend who has suffered a situation of male violence, the social, legal and emotional obstacles with the which an assaulted person can find.

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Themes

FriendshipFrench CinemaComing-of-ageFemale DirectorFeminismYouthFirst FeatureSocial Issues

Filmmaker

Nora El Hourch

She is the daughter of a French mother and a Moroccan father. Her two cultures have shaped her world view. Her short film, A Few Seconds, participated in the 2015 Cannes Filmmakers’ Fortnight, received critical acclaim and awards at other festivals. Her debut film premiered at Toronto Film Festival.

Filmography: Sisterhood (2023, D’A 2024), A Few Seconds (short film, 2015)

Nora El Hourch

Film information

Int. title: Sisterhood
Director: Nora El Hourch
Script: Nora El Hourch
Contact: Mirror Audiovisual
With: Bérénice Bejo, Leah Aubert, Médina Diarra, Salma Takaline
Country: France
Year: 2023
Format: DCP
Length: 100 min
Language: French
Subtitles: Spanish

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