Zanj Revolution

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Zanj Revolution (Revolution Zendj)

Directed by Tariq Teguia

  • Algeria, France, Lebanon, Qatar 2013; 137 min
  • Original version: French
  • Genre: Drama
    • Grand Jury Prize - Belfort IFF
    • Scribe Prize for Cinema

Synopsis

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…

Production

  • NEFFA FILMS

     

  • ZENDJ

    Tariq Teguia 

  • MIRRORS

     

  • CAPTURES

     

  • LE FRESNOY