Edition 20: 6-14 August, 2021

Balkan Dox

Brotherhood

Ikhwène

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

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Synopsis

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.

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Directors' Biography

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).

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Director

Meryam Joobeur

Producer

Habib Attia

Sarra Ben Hassen

Maria Gracia Turgeon

Meryam Joobeur

Cinematography

Vincent Gonneville

Editing

Anouk Deschênes

Sound

Théo Porcet

Jean-David Perron

Screenings & Awards

Clermont-Ferrand , France, 2019
Special Mention of the Jury

TIFF, Toronto , Canada, 2018
Best Canadian Short Film

Sundance , United States, 2019

Winterthur , Switzerland, 2018
WINNER ZBK AUDIENCE AWARD

DokuFest, Kosovo, 2019