Programme 2019

Young Ahmed (Le Jeune Ahmed)

Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

fiction

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: France, Belgium | Year: 2019

Language(s): French | Time: 84 mins

Synopsis

In Belgium, today, the destiny of young Ahmed, 13, is caught between his imam's ideals of purity and life's temptations. Will the love of life win out over his desire to put someone to death?

Director's Bio

Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne are Belgian filmmakers who have directed numerous documentaries together. In 1975, they founded the production company Dérives, which has produced more than 80 documentaries, including their own. In 1994, they founded the production company Les Films du Fleuve.