A reportage had become a unique feature film. Future learning and skills. Become a BFI Champion. Zinet died in France in Editing Noun Serra, Monique Cementi. The film is punctuated with punchy sequences that show a poet named Momo delivering verse as an elegy for Algiers. Use film and TV in my classroom. Find out about booking film programmes internationally.
Zinet easily connects documentary footage and acted scenes, comedy and tragedy, creating an unusual, extremely vibrant film one immerses oneself in with pleasure. His words — hymns to the city of Algiers — are not subtitled synchronously, but repeated in French after a delay. And indeed, throughout the entire production time, there was the danger that the film would be prevented and the project buried forever. I had to find sources for the film material, which was almost impossible at the time. Find out about international touring programmes. They capture our attention, and we plunge completely into the movements of the city.
Production and development funding. Main navigation for mobiles. But the finished film was neither what had been announced nor what was expected. Film industry statistics and reports. Back to the top. Education events at BFI Southbank. The scene of the public gathering around the military parade is emblematic of post-independence Algeria, and the iron-fisted rule of the military. Find out about booking film programmes internationally.
His words — hymns to the city of Algiers — are not subtitled synchronously, but repeated in French after a delay. Not a ja cameramen sold the unused remnants from a day of shooting to photo studios… The last sequences of the film were shot under the simplest conditions.
The impression was that our little production team had come to the attention of obscure forces that wanted to prevent at all costs the production of this little commissioned film. Teaching film, TV and media studies. Use film and TV in my classroom. The people seem to want to keep the occupation and the war of independence in memory and make them part of their everyday life.
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I had to find sources for the film didu, which was almost impossible at the time. Editing Noun Serra, Monique Cementi. In this way, we can open ourselves up entirely to the sonority of Arabic for a moment.
Zinet easily connects documentary footage and acted scenes, comedy and tragedy, creating an unusual, extremely vibrant film one immerses oneself in with pleasure.
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Press releases and media enquiries. Rasha Salti Mohamed Zinet died in As for the recurring sequences of children running from the grip of the police, it is chilling to think that these working-class children will grow into young men mobilised by ga Islamist movements, and twenty years later, they will still be on the tahai, hunted by the police.
Your National Lottery funded project. Mohamed Zinet was the founder of the Algerian National Theatre; he was a stellar actor, dramaturge, comedian and a prominent figure on the Algerian cultural scene.
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Some people are seen again and again, becoming protagonists, for example a group of children pursued by a good-natured police officer; an unusual Swiss man who has just arrived at the airport in shorts; and a crab fisherman without a passport. Find out about international touring programmes. Watch films on BFI Player. Selling to the BFI. Courses, training and conferences for teachers. Browse our education events.