release date October 25 2021
Ismahane Lahmar's I'll go to Hell World Premieres at Carthage Film Festival
I’ll go to Hell, directed by Ismahane Lahmar, lands its world premiere within the Parallel Section (Views of Tunisian Cinema) of the 32nd Carthage Film Festival (JCC) in Tunisia, which will take place from October 30th to November 6th, 2021.

The film is slated to have two screenings; on Tuesday, November 2nd, at Le Palace, at 9:15 PM Tunisia time (-1 GMT), and on Wednesday, November 3rd, at L'Agora at 8:30 PM.

Created in 1961, the Carthage Film Festival is one of the oldest and prominent Arab film festivals. This year, the festival will screen a roster of 750 Arab and African films in its Official Competition (200 feature films of documentaries and fictions, and 550 short films of documentaries and fictions).

I’ll go to Hell film project has previously won a Color grading service equal to USD 10,000 presented by The Cell Post Production as well MAD Solutions award for distribution services in the Arab world at the 11th Malmo Arab Film Festival’s Market Forum.

The film tells the story of Najet, whom the doctors say that she will die soon. Thus, she decides to take the rest of her life head-on, instead of giving in to self-pity. Najet begins to organize for her big departure, as she doesn’t like to be buried in a white shroud and end up eaten by worms. However, her family opposes her wishes.

Born in 1982 Paris, Franco-Tunisian director and screenwriter, and newly producer, Ismahane Lahmar trained at the Superior School of Audiovisual Production (ESRA) from Paris, and obtained her master's degree in audiovisual production in New York. Ismahane has made short films, which have been seen at several international film festivals.

In 2017, she directed a Tunisian comedy for ICFLIX, "WOH". In 2019, Ismahane opened her production company, Madame Prod in which she develops and supports women's projects. She founded "Le cinema Au Feminin", a unique training program that combines cinema and personal development. It is a program that trains women from disadvantaged backgrounds in the film industry on the preparation, shooting and post-production of a film.