‘I Still Hide to Smoke’ Awarded the Audience Prize Rajatha Chakoram
‘I Still Hide to Smoke’ directed by Rayhana Obermeyer grabbed the Audience prize Rajatha Chakoram at the 22nd IFFK.
The award consists of a cash prize of INR 2 lakhs to the Director of the film voted as the Best Entry in Competition by the festival delegates.
I STILL HIDE TO SMOKE / À MON ÂGE JE ME CACHE ENCORE POUR FUMER
Director: Rayhana /France|Algeria|Greece/90/Arabic|French/2017
Synopsis Fathima, a strong- minded woman, is the lead masseuse of a hammam in Algiers. This is 1995 and the situation is tense in the capital .The day ahead promises to be hectic for all, and for Fathima in particular. She also witnesses a terrorist attack. At the hammam Fathima should feel better, but the atmosphere proves electric in her small enclosed world .She has great difficulty in maintaining order. Then Meriem a sixteen-year-old pregnant girl comes to take shelter at the hammam as her brother is chasing her.
Direction , screenplay & editing Rayhana,
Producer Michele ray-gavras,
Photography Olympia mytilinaiou , mohamed tayeblaggoune
Music Anne-sophie versnaeyen
Cast Hiam abbass, fadila, belkebla, nadia kaci, nassima benchicou, sarah layssac ,maymouna, lina soualem, faroudja amazit ,biyouna
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
- Best Debutant Feature -Radiance Film Fest 2017
- Audience Award -Thessaloniki Film Festival 2017