Women in Film 2017 | Zaineb Hates the Snow by Kaouther Ben Hania

Zaineb Hates the Snow by Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Qatar, Lebanon, UAE / 94 min / 2016 / PG13
Big changes await 10-year-old Zaineb from Tunisia: her mother takes her to Canada, to move in with her new husband and his kid. A playful and emotional look into the widely discussed integration process of a young Muslim family and the true meaning of a "patchwork family".

Covering six years in the life of a charismatic young Tunisian girl and her changing family life,
Zaineb Hates the Snow is a beautiful and poignant coming-of-age documentary told through the eyes of a wide-eyed little émigré.

About Kaouther Ben Hania:
Kaouther Ben Hania studied cinema in Tunisia and in Paris (Femis and la Sorbonne). She directed several shorts including Wooden Hand, which had a long and successful run on the international festival circuit. Her documentary film Imams Go to School premiered at IDFA 2010 and was selected for many prestigious festivals. Challat of Tunis, her first feature film, opened the ACID section at the Cannes Film Festival 2014. Zaineb Hates the Snow, which was shot over six years between Tunisia and Canada, premiered at the 2016 Locarno Film Festival.

About Women in Film
Women in Film features the voices and verve of women in an arena that has been traditionally dominated by men. In celebrating the achievements of women working in the film industry, this edition of the programme highlights the career of Kiki Sugino, a versatile director, producer and actress hailed as a "muse of Asian indie cinema", alongside a selection of groundbreaking feature-length and short films from Europe, the United States and Singapore.

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