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Cinema Nights: Dive into this Tunisian drama film where the flawless performances of a contemporary dance troupe onstage contrast starkly with the simmering tensions behind the scenes. Co-directed by dancer Afef Ben Mahmoud, who also stars as Aida, the film delves into the intricate dynamics of artists whose lives intertwine both on and off the stage. When Aida sustains a mysterious injury from her partner Hedi, played by renowned choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, their journey for medical aid through a dense forest transforms into a mesmerizing dance of survival, against the backdrop of the nocturnal wilderness.

Grounded in authentic experiences, this captivating film offers a unique cinematic experience, blending drama with breathtaking choreography.

Don’t miss the opportunity to engage with the director Afef Ben Mahmoud in a Q&A session following the screening, where you can gain deeper insights into the creative process and the inspiration behind this compelling story.

Please note: The film screening will be followed by an interactive Q&A session with director Afef Ben Mahmoud.

Source: Diriyah Biennale Foundation

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