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20th Arab Film Festival

Madame Courage

Directed by Merzak Allouache

Algeria / 2015 / Drama / 90 mins / Arabic with English subtitles / Color

Unquiet Days | Madame Courage

Embarcadero Center Cinema
October 11, 2016 7:45 pm

Description

Omar, a street thief, is an unstable and lonely teenager who lives in an Algerian slum. He is addicted to a psychotropic drug, Madame Courage, popular for the feeling of invincibility it engenders. He develops an obsession with Selma, who’s gold necklace he snatches on the street.


Preceded By

  1. Unquiet Days

    Latifa Said / France / 2016 / Narrative Short / 30 mins
    Fadila, is a cabaret singer who escapes Algeria after being threatened by religious fundamentalists. She arrives in Aubagne, France, looking for a new home. Scared and alone, she find comfort in a friendly local.

    Precedes: Madame Courage


Dates & Times

Unquiet Days | Madame Courage

Embarcadero Center Cinema
October 11, 2016 7:45 pm