Tunisian filmmaker Lofti Achour is in Sao Paulo to advertise their feature that is first film Hope’ and take part in a debate during the Arab World Film Festival at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil.
Sao Paulo – “I see similarities between Arab and Latin cinema that is american: both convey social critique and a look for freedom,” stated Tunisian director Lofti Achour (pictured), that is in Sao Paulo to market and take part in a debate about their very ukrainian brides first function movie Burning Hope (85 min, 2017), that will be being screened during the Arab World Film Festival through October 28 at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil.
Achour wrote and directed the film and talked to ANBA about this, the short movie Law of Lamb (15 min, 2016), that will also be screened in the show, along with his future task, a documentary about Tunisian authorities brutality through the nation’s dictatorship.
The film “Burning Hope” is scheduled through the Jasmine Revolution last year and leaps to 36 months later. “It’s concerning the encounter of three young adults, a kid as well as 2 girls throughout a demonstration that is popular” said Achour. A policeman attempts to rape the kid therefore the two women that are young in and beat the guy, thinking they’ve killed him. But 36 months later on, they find that the policeman continues to be alive and satisfy him once more. “I was raised utilizing the authorities brutality in my own nation and that has pervaded my final works. ‘Law of Lamb’ can also be about that – punishment of authority, corruption – however with humor, sarcasm. It’s a comedy about corruption in Tunisia, where in actuality the grandpa is tricked therefore the policemen enjoy fooling him,” he explained.
Achour stated that the movie that is short in Cannes Festival and ended up being screened in seminars to debate corruption in the nation. Read more