Zanj Revolution

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    Zanj Revolution

    Revolution Zendj

    Directed by

    Algeria, France, Lebanon, Qatar

    2013

    137 min

    • French

    Drama

    Ibn Battuta works as a journalist for an Algerian daily newspaper. While covering community clashes in Southern Algeria, he finds himself incidentally picking up the trail of long forgotten uprisings against the Abbasid Caliphate, back in 8th-9th century Iraq. For the purpose of his investigation he goes to Beirut, a city that used to embody the hopes and struggles of the Arab World…

    Awards

    • Grand Jury Prize - Belfort IFF
    • Scribe Prize for Cinema

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Fethi Gares
    Diyanna Sabri
    Ahmed Hafez
    Wassim Mohammed Ajawi
    John W. Peake
    Sean Guillette
    Ghassan Salhab
    Fadi Abi Samra
    Amos Poe
    Screenplay
    Tariq Teguia
    Editing
    Rodolphe Molla
    Music
    Magyar Posse
    Ash Ra Temple
    Lena Platonos
    Production
    NEFFA FILMS
    Production
    ZENDJ
    Production
    MIRRORS
    Production
    CAPTURES
    Tariq  Teguia

    Tariq Teguia

    Algeria

    Tarik Teguia was born in Algiers in 1966. He has directed two short fictional films, KECH’MOUVEMENT? (1992, co-directed with Yacine Teguia) and LE CHIEN, a video essay, FERRAILLES D’ATTENTE and a video film shot in Algiers, HAÇLA-LA CLÔTURE. He then moved on to feature-length films with ROME PLUTÔT QUE VOUS and GABBLA (Inland).