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Director Hassen Ferhani in Conversation about 143 rue du désert with Madeleine Dobie
Director Hassen Ferhani will be in conversation about his documentary film 143 rue du désert (2019) with Madeleine Dobie. This event, held in conjunction with the course "Remapping Algeria", is open to the public.

Hassen Ferhani was born in Algiers. His critically acclaimed first feature film, Fi Rassi Rond-Point (A Roundabout in My Head) (2015) has been described by Hollywood Reporter as “Arguably the most beautiful film ever made about a slaughterhouse.” Ferhani directed his first short film, Les Baies d’Alger in 2006. It has been selected in official competition in many international festivals. In 2008, he participated in La Fémis documentary workshop where he directed the short film Le vol du 140. He also codirected the documentary Afric Hotel in 2010.

Madeleine Dobie is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Apr 13, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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