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THE LIFE AFTER gets its Arab world Premiere at Carthage Film Festival

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Feature Film THE LIFE AFTER by Anis Djaad gets its Arab world premiere at the 33 rd edition of Carthage Film Festival that will be held from 29 October 29th till November 5th. The film will be screened three times at three different places; the opera house in the Cité de la Culture, Cinema ABC and Ciné Alhambra Zéphyr. Carthage Film Festival is one of the biggest, most prestigious and oldest Arab film festivals. Founded in 1961. This year’s edition marks the launch of the Carthage Festival Crititcs’ Week section, dedicated to the first and second feature work. This is part of the official competition that will be open to all filmmakers from all over the world in a program for seven feature films, during the launch of Carthage Industry Days. The film was screened at the official competition in Tashkent International Film Festival, Uzbekistan, Brussels Independent Film Festival, Belgium, and Amiens International Film Festival, France. It was also selected to participate in the Final Cut Workshop at Venice International Film Festival. The film received support from AFAC institution, Takmil workshop at Carthage Film Festival and CNC. Set in Algeria, in a small village where Hajar, the cleaning woman and her son Jamil, are forced to move from one village to another in order to escape rumors about her. A story of misery and survival begins as Hajar fights to protect herself and her son from the criminals who inhabit the city. The film was written by Anis Djaad, starring Lydia Larini, Ahmed Belmoumane, Djemel Barek and Samir El Hakim. The DOP is Ahmed Talantikite, sound engineering by Mohamed Amine Teggar and edited by Valérie Pico. The film is produced by Alegria Production, the Producer is Moncef Delici and MAD Solutions manages the distribution in the Arab world. ANIS DJAAD was born in the capital of Algeria and was educated in Bab El Oued. In 1996, he discovered the world of cinema when he was an assistant director in the film FRANCA YA FRANCA by Jamal Lloyd. In 1997, he had to leave the cinema industry after the dismantling of the national film production company, but he hoped to return one day. The same year, he joined the national newspaper Le Soir from Algeria where he worked as a reporter. In 2006, His first feature film script AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL was selected and awarded by the European Meda film program. Since 2007, he has worked for two years in Algeria's daily newspaper, La Tribune. The same year, he published his first novel, Parisian Morning's, published by Le Manuscript. In 2008, he published his second novel, The odor of the violin. In 2011, he won the prize for the Best Screenplay for a Short Film at the Algerian Film Days for THE PORTHOLE, which he directed the following year and won several awards at international festivals. In 2013, he took part in the national script competition and won the grand prize with his script BLACK SCREEN. In 2014, he directed his second short film RAILWAY CROSSING that participated and won several awards in various international festivals. In 2015, he made his third short film KELTOUM’S JOURNEY with the support of the Mission Cinéma de la Ville de Paris. Since 2016 till today, he developed several scripts until he finally managed to make his film THE LIFE AFTER.