Programme 2019

143 Sahara Street (143 rue du désert)

Director: Hassen Ferhani


India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: Algeria, France | Year: 2019

Language(s): French, Arabic | Time: 103 mins


In the middle of the Algerian Sahara, in her relay, a woman writes her history. She welcomes - for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs - truckers, wandering beings and dreams... Her name is Malika.

Director's Bio

Hassen Ferhani is an Algerian filmmaker whose documentary short Tarzan, Don Quichotte et Nous (2013) was presented at Visions du Réel Film Festival and FIDMarseille. His first feature, Roundabout in my Head (2015), won great acclaim at several international festivals.