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Demande à ton ombre - Lamine Ammar-Khodja
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France - 2012 - 1 h 22 mn - Réalisation : Lamine Ammar-Khodja - Scénario : Lamine Ammar Khodja - Image : Lamine Ammar Khodja - Montage : Lamine Ammar Khodja - Son : Lamine Ammar Khodja -

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Médiathèque Federico-Fellini Jeudi 14 fevrier 2013, 18 h 00

A record of a return to the home country on 6 January 2011, the date of the start of the demonstrations in Algiers. On returning from abroad after eight years, the question is that of how to find a place among your people. But everything is in motion and existential questions are mingled with the exciting political events in the region.

Lamine Ammar-Khodja

Born in 1983 in Algiers, Lamine Ammar-Khodja grew up in the suburbs of the capital, at Bab Ezzouar. In 2003, he left his native country to study computing in France. After achieving a Master in documentary production at Lussas, he produced several short films: Aziz Chouaki or the Serment of oranges (2008), Comment recadrer un hors-la-loi en tirant sur un fil (2010), Alger moins que zero (2011), and 56 Sud. His first feature film Demande à ton ombre was selected at FID Marseille 2012, where he won the prize for Best First Film. He went on to make a short film, Chroniques equivoques, which was shown at a number of festivals (Doc Lisboa, Torino, Tétouan, etc.). His second film, Bla Cinima was awarded a special mention by the jury at the 2014 Entrevues de Belfort Festival and was shown at many international festivals. He presented in Montpellier his films Demande à ton ombre and Bla Cinima at the « Mediterranean Documentary Season » organized by Cinemed and the médiathèque Federico Fellini. In 2016, he was jury of the documentary competition at Cinemed.