Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019

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Adam (Country: Morocco, France, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Maryam Touzani; Writer: Maryam Touzani; Stars: Lubna Azabal, Nisrin Erradi, Douae Belkhaouda, Aziz Hattab, Hasna Tamtaoui)
A widow takes in a heavily pregnant young woman.
As I Open My Eyes (À peine j'ouvre les yeux) (Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia; Year: 2015; Director: Leyla Bouzid; Writer: Leyla Bouzid, Marie-Sophie Chambon; Stars: Baya Medhaffer, Ghalia Benali)
Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn't have the same idea.
Baghdad In My Shadow (Country: Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom; Year: 2019; Director: Samir; Writer: Samir, Furat al Jamil; Stars: Waseem Abbas, Haytham Abdulrazaq, Daniel Adegboyega, Shervin Alenabi, Haitham Ali, Kae Bahar, Taro Bahar, Ken Bones, Helen Bradbury, Brooke Conroy, Gaston Dellaferrera, Farid Elouardi, Kerry Fox, Zahraa Ghandour, Ali Daim Mailiki)
Trouble brews in London for the Iraqi diaspora after a young man begins to be radicalised and a woman encounters a face from the past.
Barakh Meets Barakh (Barakah yoqabil Barakah) (Country: Saudi Arabia; Year: 2016; Director: Mahmoud Sabbagh; Writer: Mahmoud Sabbagh; Stars: Hisham Fageeh, Fatima AlBanawi, Sami Hifny, Khairia Nazmi, Abdulmajeed Al-Ruhaidi, Turki Shaikh, Marian Bilal)
A government official embarks on a relationship with a vlogger against the backdrop of constraints of romance in Saudi Arabia.
The Cave (The Cave (Syria)) (Country: Syria, Denmark, Germany, Qatar, USA; Year: 2019; Director: Feras Fayyad; Writer: Alisar Hasan, Feras Fayyad; Stars: Amani Ballour, Salim Namour)
Documentary about an underground Syrian hospital and its staff
The Cave The Cave
The Cave and Adam
Death For Sale (Country: Belgium / France / Morocco; Year: 2011; Director: Faouzi Bensaïdi; Writer: Faouzi Bensaïdi; Stars: Fehd Benchemsi, Fouad Labiad, Mouhcine Malzi, Iman Mechrafi)
Three young men decide to rob a jewelry store, however the heist is botched and their destinies are forever weighted down with violence, greed, jealousy and betrayal.
Hedi (Inhebbek Hedi) (Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France; Year: 2016; Director: Mohamed Ben Attia; Stars: Majd Mastoura, Rym Ben Messaoud, Sabah Bouzouita, Hakim Boumessoudi, Omnia Ben Ghali)
A young Tunisian man is mistaken in thinking that there can be no more surprises in his life.
Iraqi Odyssey (Country: Iraq, Switzerland, Germany, United Arab Emirates; Year: 2014; Director: Samir)
The director traces the emigrations of his family over more than half a century.
Omar (Year: 2013; Director: Hany Abu-Assad; Stars: Waleed Zuaiter, Adam Bakri, Samer Bisharat, Eyad Hourani, Leem Lubany)
Three childhood friends and a young woman find their relaonships destroyed by the pressures of the Palestinian struggle.
Papicha (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Mounia Meddour; Writer: Fadette Drouard, Mounia Meddour; Stars: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda, Yasin Houicha, Zahra Manel Doumandji, Marwan Zeghbib, Aida Ghechoud, Meriem Medjkrane, Samir El Hakim, Amine Mentseur, Khaled Benaïssa, Abderrahmane Boudia, Malek Ghellamat, Lina Boudraa, Slimane Bourdous)
A student becomes determined to stage a fashion show despite religious opposition.
Papicha Papicha
Papicha and Baghdad In My Shadow
The Reports On Sarah And Saleem (Country: Palestine, The Netherlands, Germany, Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Muayad Alayan; Writer: Rami Musa Alayan; Stars: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Mohammad Eid, Kamel El Basha, Ishai Golan, Bashar Hassuneh, Hanan Hillo, Amer Khalil, Sivane Kretchner, Jan Kühne, Adeeb Safadi, Rebecca Esmeralda Telhami, Mohammad Titi, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Mohammad Eid, Kamel El Basha)
A man and a woman from two disparate worlds meet at nights just to have sex. However, when they get caught, the extra-marital relationship between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man causes tensions in the socio-politically divided Jerusalem.
Theeb (Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, UK; Year: 2014; Director: Naji Abu Nowar; Writer: Naji Abu Nowar, Bassel Ghandour; Stars: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox)
A Bedouin boy experiences a desert adventure when he joins a British officer searching for a well on the eve of the 1916 Arab Revolt.
Talking About Trees (Country: France, Sudan, Chad; Year: 2019; Director: Suhaib Gasmelbari; Writer: Suhaib Gasmelbari; Stars: Suleiman Ibrahim, Ibrahim Shaddad, Suleiman Ibrahim, Ibrahim Shaddad)
In an attempt to revive an old cinema in Sudan, four friends encounter insurmountable resistance.
You Will Die At 20 (Country: Sudan, France, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Qatar; Year: 2019; Director: Amjad Abu Alala; Writer: Amjad Abu Alala, Yousef Ibrahim; Stars: Islam Mubarak, Mustafa Shehata, Moatasem Rashed, Mahmoud Alsarraj, Bonna Khalid, Talal Afifi, Mazin Ahmed, Hassan Ali, Mohamed Khalil, Asjad Mohamed, Amal Mustafa, Islam Mubarak, Mustafa Shehata, Moatasem Rashed, Mahmoud Alsarraj)
A boy struggles to cope with a prediction in childhood that he will die at 20.

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