Mounia MEDDOUR - Algeria


Algiers, 1990s. Nedjma, 18, dreams of becoming a stylist. The country’s political and social situation continues to deteriorate. Refusing this fate, Nedjma decided to fight for her freedom by organizing a fashion show, thus defying all the prohibitions.

Film details

Gender : Fiction
Duration : 106 min
Year of production : 2019
Country : Algeria
Casting : Lynda Khoudri - Nadia Kaci - Zahra Doumandji - Khalissa Houicha - Shirine Boutelle - Yasin Houicha
Screenwriter : Mounia MEDDOUR
Cinematography : Léo Lefèvre
Editor : Damien Keyeux
Director : Mounia MEDDOUR
Production company : Tayda Film - High Sea Production - The Ink Connection


Graduated in film studies from La Fémis. She has directed several documentaries. Her short film Edwige has won awards at several international festivals. Her first feature film Papicha was selected for Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019.