The filmmaker tells her grandmother’s story of exile from Algeria to France; her fights for her country, for her children. What is her heritage?

Fatima est un recueil de voix et d’icônes. Ma voix raconte l’exil de ma grand-mère d’Algérie jusqu’en France. La pellicule défile en noir et blanc, je raconte ses combats pour son pays, pour ses enfants. Retour au présent : quel est l’héritage de ma grand-mère ?

Fatima is a voices and icons’ collection. My voice tells the story of my grandmother’s exile from Algeria to France. The film scrolls in black and white, I tell her fights for her country, for her children. Back to the present : what is my grandmother’s heritage ?

Fatima ist eine Sammlung von Stimmen und Ikonen. Meine Stimme erzählt die Geschichte meiner Grossmutter und ihres Exils von Algerien bis Frankreich. Der Film läuft schwarz-weiss. Ich erzähle ihre Kämpfe für ihres Land und ihre Kinder. Zurück zur Gegenwart : Was ist das Erbe meiner Grossmutter?

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Director: Nina Khada
Writer: Nina Khada
Producers: depoetica, Bettina Schoeller-Bouju, Nina Khada


Year: 2015
Length: 18 min
Language: French, English subtitles
Country: Algeria, France, English subtitles

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