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Railway Men

Director: Erige Sehiri
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Received the Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage from the Doha Film Institute
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2018/ Tunisia - France - Qatar74 min/ Documentary
Original Title
Railway Men is a road movie that draws a portrait of Tunisian railway men and women. Driving the old locomotive, the protagonists of the Railway Men defend their own choices despite the risks. By denouncing incompetence and corruption, this film celebrates dignity, hope and resilience.
Screenwriter: Erige Sehiri
DOP: Aissa AMINE, Erige SEHIRI, Ikbal ARAFA, Hassene AMRI, Ahmed Mourad KHANFIR
Editor: Katja DRINGENBERG in collaboration with Hafedh LAARIDHI and Ghalya LACROIX
Production Company(ies)
Nomadis Images
Akka Films
Les Films de Zayna (coproduction)
Al Jazeera Documentary (coproduction)
Dora Bouchoucha
Palmyre Badinier
film festivals
film festivals Visions du Réel, France
film festivals Carthage Film Festival (JCC), Tunisia
film festivals International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), Netherlands
film festivals Tozeur International Film Festival (TOIFF), Tunisia
film festivals Festival Filmer le Travail, France
film festivals DocPoint - Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, Finland
film awards
film awards Special Mention of the Jury at the Festival CINEMED, Montpellier, France