JCC 2017 du 4 au 11 novembre 2017


TIMGAD (2016)

Fabrice Benchaouche - Algeria


Jamel, a French archaeologist of algerian origins, comes to excavate the roman ruins of the village of Timgad. The past opens up to him, but the present falls on him when he is suddenly hired as football coach of the local team. Jamel faces a country with two dreams: a reconciled Algeria with an intricate past and a future football champion.

Technical details

Genre: L.M Fiction
Duration: 101 minutes
Production year: 2016
Country: Algeria
Casting: Mourade Zeguendi - Sid Ahmed Agoumi - Mounir Margoum Myriem Akheddiou - Lotfi Yahya Jedidi
Script: Fabrice Benchaouche - Aziz Chouaki
DOP: Thomas Ozoux
Editing: Damien Keyeux
Director: Fabrice Benchaouche

Fabrice Benchaouche is an Franch-Algerian director. His first short film «The Whole Universe» (2004) is selected in several french festivals. In 2003, he co-produced with his company Fada Productions, a short film «A Small Service» selected in Cannes in the section “Un Certain Regard». «Timgad» is his first fic-tion feature film.