Directed by Karim Moussaoui (Algeria, 2017, 113 min.). Digital. Arabic with English subtitles.

In Algeria, past and present collide in the lives of a newly wealthy property developer, a young woman torn between reason and sentiment, and an ambitious neurologist haunted by wartime wrongdoing. These three interconnected stories beautifully showcase the vastness of the Algerian landscape and examine the collective soul of a nation still reckoning with the consequences of a civil war that engulfed the country throughout the 1990s.

Co-presented with The Boston Palestine Film Festival.

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