Battalion to My Beat

Directed by Eimi Imanishi



14 min


Algeria United States






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.



  • 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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