Aya

Director: Moufida Fedhila
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Toured over 80 international film festivals and won 16 awards.
The film explores the psychological and social changes in the Tunisian community.
The film also highlights the conflicts that can ensue between love and faith in a conservative community.
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2017/ Tunisia - France - Qatar24 min/ Drama
SYNOPSIS
Seven-year-old Aya is a young smart girl who lives in Tunis with her Salafist parents. One day, an unforeseen event disrupts the rhythm of the life of this family..
CAST
Afef Ben Mahmoud
May Berhouma
Ghanem Zrelli
Bahri Rahali
CREW
Screenwriter: Moufida Fedhila
DOP: Frida Marzouk
Editor: Sofiene Ben Slimene
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Production Company(ies)
Yol Film House
Producer(s)
Mehdi Hmili
film festivals
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France
Durban International Film Festival, South Africa
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (in partnership with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences), USA
Busan International Short Film Festival, South Korea
Kyiv International Film Festival «Molodist», Ukraine
Brussels Short Film Festival, Belgium
Women's Eyes Film Festival, USA
Sarasota Film Festival, USA
Afrika Filmfestival, Belgium
Montecatini International Short Film Festival, Italy
Africa Movie Academy Awards, Nigeria
Festival Maghrébin du Film Oujda, Morocco
Zanzibar International Film Festival, Zanzibar
Rencontres Cinématographiques de Bejaïa, Algeria
Beirut International Film Festival, Lebanon
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (FIFF), Belgium
Malmö Arab Film Festival, Sweden
Tripoli Film Festival, Lebanon
Silicon Valley African Film Festival, California
Festival du Film Arabe de Fameck, France
Rivne International Film Festival “Dream City”, Ukraine
Brooklyn Women's Film Festival, New York
Minikino Film Festival, Indonesia
Cinéma Apollo, Pontault Combault, France
Elia Short Films Festival, Palestine
Toronto M-Easte & N-Africa FF, Canada
Sudan Independent Film Festival, Sudan
Zentrum Marc Bloch, Germany
Tozeur International Film Festival, Tunisia
Alexandria Short Film Festival, Egypt
Human Screen Festival, Tunisia
Festival des 24 courts, France
Cycle Cinéma Post Révolution, Tunisia
Journée Internationale de la Femme, Cinéma les Parnasiens, France
Festival du Film Maghrébin de Montréal - FFMM, Montreal
Mostra Mundo Árabe Feminino, Brazil
Berlin Feminist Film Week, Germany
IPAS FILM Festival, Greece
Youth and Children Short Film Festival, Syria
Amakula Kampala International Festival, Uganda
Open Visa, Sicile, Italy
Delhi International Film Festival, India
Festival Ícaro, Guatemala
Festival International du Film Indépendant de Bruxelles, Belgium
Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie, Canada
Arab Film Festival Zurich IAFFZ, Germany
Festival Eurydice du court métrage, France
Ngalabi Short Film Festival, Uganda
Jaipur International Film Festival, India
Festival du court métrage mediterranéen “Passaggi d’Autore”, Sardinia
Festival Court Bouillon, France
Festival de cinéma Image et Vie, Dakar
Scandinavian International Film Festival, Finland
Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Italy
Annual Arab Film Festival, arabfilmedia, San Francisco
Cape Town International Film Market & Festival, South Africa
Un festival c'est trop court, Nice
Film Festival of Madrid 27FCM-PNR, Spain
Montecatini International Short Film Festival, Italy
Festival Ecran Libre, France
Festival International du Film Indépendant de Bruxelles, Belgium
Interfilm International Short Film Festival, Berlin
Afrique sur Bièvre, Paris
Lobo Fest - Festival Internacional de Filmes, Brazil
Festival du Film de Saint Paul Trois Châteaux, France
Festival Nouakshort Film, Mauritania
International Images Film Festival for Women, Zimbabwe
Afrique sur Bièvre, France
Écrans Noirs Film Festival, Cameroon
Malmö Arab Film Festival, Sweden
Africa Movie Academy Awards, Nigeria
Festival Signs of the Night, Bangkok
Tunis Tout Court, Tunis
Cinetopia Film Festival. Arab American National Museum, USA
Muscat International Film Festival, Oman
International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva, Switzerland
Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival, Los Angeles
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Australia
Festival International Cinéma Vues d’Afrique, Canada
Festival Cinema Africano Asia and America Latina, Italy
AfryKamera Film Festival, Poland
Festivale di u Filmu cortu Les Nuits MED, France
PanAfricain International Film Festival, Cannes
Festival International Contis, France
Panorama des Cinémas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient, Paris
Festival de Cine Africano de Tarifa/Tanger, Spain
Africlap Film Festival, France
Festival Résistances, Foix, France
film awards
Golden Tanit - Carthage Film Festival, Tunisia
Best African Short Film - Durban International Film Festival, South Africa
Golden Dhow - Zanzibar International Film Festival, Tanzania
Gold FIFOG - International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva, Switzerland
GRAND PRIX - Festival Maghrébin du Film Oujda, Morocco
Best Original Screenplay - Festival Maghrébin du Film Oujda, Morocco
Don Quichotte Prize - FNCCM - Festival Maghrébin du Film Oujda, Morocco
Best Short Film - Festival Cinema Africano Asia and America Latina in Milan, Italy
Best Short Film - Festival du Film Arabe de Fameck, France
Best Short Feature Rivne International Film Festival “Dream City”, Ukraine
Special Jury Award - Africlap Film Festival, France
Jury Prize - Cinéma du Monde Film Festival, Canada
Special Jury Award - Muscat International Film Festival, Oman
TITRAFILM Prize - Festivale di u Filmu cortu Les Nuits MED, France
Audience Award Best Fiction - Festival du Film Franco-arabe of Noisy-le-Sec
Best film - Youth & Short Film Festival Syria, Syria