Amina, the Confused Feelings

Documentary screening as part of the Arab Film Festival

Amina, the Confused Feelings

Sunday, November 04, 2007
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Writer's Guild Theater
135 South Doheny Drive

Mokrani's documentary follows the life of Amina who, at the age of 8, was forced to flee Algeria�s civil war with her family, becoming a refugee in France. Despite her many accomplishments at school and her role in an illustrious theater production, Amina, now age 15, experiences the range of traumatic feelings that typically afflict the lives of refugees, exiles, and immigrants. When she and her family make their first trip back to Algeria, we see her struggle with questions about self-identity, belonging, economic privilege, women�s rights, family loyalties, and the question of where her future will be.

Director: Salima Marie Laure Mokrani

France, 2004, 52 minutes


This screening is part of the Arab Film Festival. For details on the festival, please visit


Cost: $10.00 general admission, $8.00 students/seniors

Special Instructions

This documentary is being shown together with the documentary Sour and the ticket price includes both films.

Arab Film Festival

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