Battalion to My Beat

Directed by Eimi Imanishi

2016

Drama

14 min

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Algeria United States

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Color

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Arabic

Synopsis

Naively envisioning herself a Jeanne D'Arc of the desert, Mariam runs away from the Western Saharan refugee camps in Algeria hoping to liberate her homeland from occupation.

Festivals

2016

  • Toronto International Film Festival | Short Cuts
  • BFI London Film Festival | A World at War
  • Stockholm International Film Festival | Short Film Competition
  • Seattle International Film Festival
  • Hollywood International Film Festival • Best Narrative Short
  • TIFF Kids

Cast & Crew

Cast:
Mariam Omar Ahmed
Editor:
Spurlock Kim
Sound design & mix:
Garcia Raul Francisco

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