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THE ZERDA AND THE SONGS OF FORGETTING

La zerda ou Les chants de l'oubli

Directed by Assia Djebar
Algeria, 1983
Documentary, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

This film essay pieces together various photographs and footage of the Zerda ceremony from colonial archives, with anonymous poetic voiceovers recounting the lived experiences of indigenous Algerians.

Synopsis

This film essay pieces together various photographs and footage of the Zerda ceremony from colonial archives, with anonymous poetic voiceovers recounting the lived experiences of indigenous Algerians.

The Zerda and the Songs of ForgettingDirected byAssia Djebar

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1983 | Winner: OCIC Award - Honorable Mention (Forum of New Cinema)

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