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Papicha

Papicha follows powerful young women in Algeria who refuse to bow down to fundamentalism and plan to put on a fashion show.

Please note that this film is in French and Arabic, with Dutch subtitles.
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Algeria, 1997. Nedjma, an 18-year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to keep her from experiencing a normal life and going out at night with her friend Wassila. As the social climate becomes more conservative, she rejects the new bans set by the radicals and decides to fight for her freedom and independence by putting up a fashion show.

Mounia Meddour, France, Algeria, Belgium, Qatar, 2019, 106 min. French & Arabic spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda, Yasin Houicha, Zahra Manel Doumandji.
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