Brotherhood

Canada/Tunisia/Qatar/Sweden, 2018, 25 min, Colour

Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife. Tension between father and son rises over three days until reaching a breaking point.

CREDITS

Director:

Meryam Joobeur

Producers:

Habib Attia,Sarra Ben Hassen,Maria Gracia Turgeon,Meryam Joobeur

Cinematography:

Vincent Gonneville

Editing:

Anouk Deschênes

Sound:

Théo Porcet,Jean-David Perron

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Tunisian-American writer/director Meryam Joobeur is a graduate of Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montréal. She is currently developing three feature films including the feature version of ‘Brotherhood’ and has participated in the Berlinale Talent Lab (2016) TIFF Talent Lab (2016) and the Rawi Screenwriter’s Lab (2016).

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

France, 2019, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Special Mention of the Jury

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France 2019 - Special Mention of the Jury

Canada, 2018, Toronto International Film Festival , Best Canadian Short Film

Toronto International Film Festival , Canada 2018 - Best Canadian Short Film

United States, 2019, Sundance Film Festival,

Sundance Film Festival, United States 2019 -

Switzerland, 2018, Winterthur Int. Short Film Festival, WINNER ZBK AUDIENCE AWARD

Winterthur Int. Short Film Festival, Switzerland 2018 - WINNER ZBK AUDIENCE AWARD

United States, 2019, Aspen Shortsfest, Best Drama

Aspen Shortsfest, United States 2019 - Best Drama

United States, 2019, San Francisco International Film Festival, Best Narrative Short

San Francisco International Film Festival, United States 2019 - Best Narrative Short

CONTACT

Cinétéléfilms
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L'Ariana, Tunisie
+21623449001
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