Theatrical release: 28th of August 2020
Director: Mounia Meddour
Cast: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda, Yasin Houicha, Zahra Manel Doumandji
Country: France, Algeria
Length: 108 min
Rating: 15 years
Synopsis: Roaring laughter, joie de vivre and friendships which wont be broken in Mounia Meddours strong debut, set in 90s violent Algeria.
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.