AIP 2017 – Montréal La Blanche

February 17th, 2017 by PRatt
When:
April 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
2017-04-08T20:00:00-04:00
2017-04-08T20:15:00-04:00

Montreal, White City (Canada, 2016. 87 min.) Director: Bachir Bensaddek! Cast: Karina Aktouf, Rabah Aït Ouyahia.

Join us for the closing night of April in Paris, complete with a wine and cheese reception at 7 pm and the Connecticut Premiere of the first film by Bachir Bensaddek! Kahina (Karina Aktouf), is a former Algerian pop star who abandoned the country during the Algerian Civil War and emigrated to Canada to live in peace and privacy. One Christmas Eve, however, she gets into a taxi driven by Amokrane (Rabah Aït Ouyahia), a more recent Algerian immigrant who recognizes her. Together, they drive the streets of the new country, exploring their double cultural identity and nostalgia for home.

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