release date February 20 2023
Anis Djaad’s THE LIFE AFTER to feature in Algeria
In coordination with the Algerian Ministry of Culture and Arts, Anis Djaad’s THE LIFE AFTER is set to be screened in Algerian theaters in five major towns starting Wednesday, February 22nd at 6 pm in Annaba — Algeria's harbor city.
The flick will then be screened in Constantine — Algeria's eastern city and commercial center — on February 23rd at 6 pm, followed by a screening in Tizi-Ouzou on the 24th at 6 pm, and Oran on the 25th at 6 pm. The final screening will be held at Sidi Bel Abbés on the 26th at 6 pm.
THE LIFE AFTER was featured at the 12th Luxor African Film Festival, which was held earlier in February.
Written and directed by Djaad, THE LIFE AFTER follows the story of a cleaner named Hajar and her son Jamil, who are forced to move from one village to another to escape rumors about her. 
A story of misery and survival then unfolds as Hajar fights to protect herself and her son from the criminals who inhabit the city they live in.
The film competed in the official competitions of the Tashkent International Film Festival in Uzbekistan, Brussels Independent Film Festival in Belgium, and the Amiens International Film Festival in France. It was also chosen to join the Venice International Film Festival's Final Cut Workshop.
Before that, the film received support from the AFAC Institution and Takmil Workshop at the Carthage Film Festival and the National Center for Cinema and the Moving Image.
Starring Lydia Larini, Ahmed Belmoumane, Djemel Barek, and Samir El-Hakim, THE LIFE AFTER is produced by Alegria Production (Moncef Delici), while MAD Solutions is managing the film’s distribution in the Arab world.