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The Big Prison (El Havs Amokrane)

 

Razik Benhellal

 

 

Algeria

26’

Ateliers Bejaia Docs, Bejaia

In Algeria, in the workshop of Nadir, a group of friends find themselves and tell the joys of false solutions made by the Algerian government, mocking their situations, their past and their future in a climate sometimes funny and sometimes sensitive.

Razik Benhellal is an Algerian director and activist of Berber Culture and Human Rights. He became a member of the Student Committee, and the League of human Rights, while trying to enter the field of documentary filmmaking. Combining Cinema and Memory crafted him the great doors of documentary where he is formed for 14 months. He made the short film "the big prison" which was screened in Algeria, at MUCEM (Marseille), and FIDADOC festival in Morocco. 

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