Brotherhood by Midi La Nuit
Fiction | 2018 | Canada/Tunisia/Qatar/Sweden | 25min | 4:3 | HD | Color| Digital 5.1 | Arab+Eng. Subs/Fr Subs./ Esp. Subs./ Ita. Subs. / DU. Subs.
"Brotherhood" is this week's Staff Pick Premiere. Read more about it on the Vimeo Blog: https://vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-premiere-brotherhood-from-meryam-joobeur/
Salha: Salha Nasraoui
Mohamed: Mohammed Houcine Grayaa
Malek: Malek Mechergui
Chaker: Chaker Mechergui
Rayene: Rayene Mechergui
Reem: Jasmin Yazid
Production: Habib Attia (Tunisia/Cinetelefilms), Sarra Ben-Hassen, Maria Gracia Turgeon, Annick Blanc (Canada/Midi la Nuit), Meryam Joobeur,
Co-Production: Andrï¿½as Rocksen (Sweden/Laika Films & TV), Doha Institute (Qatar)
Director: Meryam Joobeur
Screenplay: Meryam Joobeur
DoP: Vincent Gonneville
Art Director: Valï¿½rie-Jeanne Mathieu
Editor: Anouk Deschï¿½nes
Sound: Thï¿½o Porcet, Jean-David Perron, Aymen Laabidi, Cult Nation
Music: Peter Venne
Mohamed is deeply shaken and suspicious when his estranged eldest son Malek returns home from Syria to rural Tunisia with a mysterious young wife in tow. The emotional complexities of a family reunion and past wounds lead to tragic consequences.
Mohamed, un berger tunisien, est profondï¿½ment bouleversï¿½ et mï¿½fiant lorsque son fils aï¿½nï¿½, Malek, revient de Syrie, accompagnï¿½ de sa mystï¿½rieuse femme. Les complexitï¿½s ï¿½motionnelles d'une rï¿½union famille et de blessures passï¿½es entraï¿½nent des consï¿½quences tragiques.
Tunisian writer/director Meryam Joobeur is a graduate of Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montrï¿½al. Her previous films include the short documentary GODS, WEEDS & REVOLUTIONS (2012) and BORN IN THE MAELSTROM (2017), starring Sasha Lane. She is currently developing three feature films including the feature version of ï¿½Brotherhoodï¿½ and has participated in the Berlinale Talent Lab (2016) TIFF Talent Lab (2016) and the Rawi Screenwriterï¿½s Lab (2016).
Golden Gate Award For Best Narrative Short ï¿½ San Francisco Film Festival, 2019 *Academy Awardï¿½-qualifying
The Ellen Award, Jury Award for Drama ï¿½ Aspen Shortfest, 2019 *Academy Awardï¿½-qualifying
Best Narrative short ï¿½ Indy Shorts ï¿½ 2019 *Academy Awardï¿½-qualifying
Best International Short Film ï¿½ Short Shorts Film Festival, 2019 *Academy Awardï¿½-qualifying
City of Melbourne Grand Prix for Best Short Film ï¿½ Melbourne Int. Film Festival ï¿½ 2019 *Academy Awardï¿½-qualifying
Best Fiction ï¿½ In The Palace International Short Film Festval- 2019 *Academy Awardï¿½-qualifying
Best Short of the Festival ï¿½ Raindance - 2019 *Academy Awardï¿½-qualifying
Short Cuts Award for the Best Canadian Short ï¿½ Toronto Int. Film Festival, 2018
Best Canadian Short Film, Audience Award ï¿½ Festival du Nouveau Cinema, 2018
Tanit dï¿½Or for the Best Fiction Short ï¿½ Carthage Film Festival, 2018
ZBK Audience Award ï¿½ Winterthur Int. Short Film Festival, 2018
Audience Award ï¿½ Festival Images en Vues, 2018
Methexis Award for Best Short Film ï¿½ MedFilm Festival, 2018
Best Canadian Short Film ï¿½ Festival Int. du Film Francophone en Acadie, 2018
Canadian Short Work Award, AWFJ Best Female Directed Short Award ï¿½ Whistler Film Festival, 2018
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Midi la Nuit (Canada)/ midilanuit.com / email@example.com / facebook.com/MidiLaNuitFilms/
Cinetelefilms (Tunisia) / firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Meryam Joobeur / firstname.lastname@example.org / facebook.com/BrotherhoodShortFilm/
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