A Film about Lockdown during COVID-19 in Tunisia
Communion Film Project Wins MAD Solutions Award at the Malmo Arab Film Festival in Sweden
Tunisian film project Communion by director Nejib Belkadhi and producer Imed Marzouk won the MAD Solutions award, which it presents to one of the winning film projects at the MAFF Market Forum (MMF), held on the margins of the 10th Malm√∂ Arab Film Festival in Sweden. The award offers the winning film project distribution services with a cash advance of $6,000 and marketing services worth $17,000. This is the sixth year in a row for MAD Solutions to present its Award to one of the winning film projects at the MMF.
At the MAFF Market Forum, Communion also won color grading services presented by Mosaic-TV worth $10,000 and sound mixing services presented by Leyth Production worth $13,000.
During the lockdown, Sarra works from home in the humanitarian sector, helping people in distress during the Covid-19 crisis. Her husband Kais, psychotic, finds himself without medication, out of stock. Then begins a long and painful descent into hell while nature regains its rights, and the air becomes more pure and breathable.
Nejib Belkadhi is a Tunisian director and actor. After studying Business and Marketing at the IHEC Carthage, he started his first steps as a director on the TV program Chams Alik at Canal + Horizons in 1999. In 2002, he founded Propaganda Productions with his friend Imed Marzouk who later became his producer. Aside from directing, Belkadhi is one of the most important actors in Tunisia. He took part in many popular works, including the film Habiba Msika: The Dance of Fire in 1995, the play Madrasat Nisaa in 1995, El Khottab Al Bab TV series in 1997, and the film The Season of Men in 2000.