Burners  {Brûleurs}

France, 2011, 16 Minute Running Time
Topic: Borders
Language: French, Arabic

Awards: Dubai Intl. Film Fest 2011: Prix spécial du jury & Winterthur Intl. Short Film Fest 2011: Premier pr

Young Algerian Amine buys a camcorder and spends the day recording souvenirs of his life in Oran—his fiancée, his city, his apartment. When he and his friends embark in a small boat to cross the Mediterranean for a chance at a better life, Amine captures the images of their journey.

DIRECTOR: Farid Bentoumi
Producer: Frederic Jouve
Editor: Jean Christophe Bouzy
Screenwriter: Farid Bentoumi
Cinematographer: Lucas Leconte, Antoine Laurens
Principal Cast: Samir Harrag, Salim Kechiouche, Driss Ramdi, Djamis Bouzyani, Azeddine Benamara
Print Source: Les Films Velvet

This film is playing as a part of...

Unsentimental Journeys   

Unsentimental Journeys
95 min.
Seven trips into uncharted territory form the basis for this package of short films revolving around a trip of one kind or another. Pack your bags and fasten your seatbelts; it’s going to be a bumpy ride!... more

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