email print share on Facebook share on Twitter share on reddit pin on Pinterest

FILMS Belgium

An Algerian Journey

by 

- Charef's Bent Keltoum, a Franco-Belgian coproduction about one woman's Algerian journey is out today

Mehdi Charef’s latest film, Bent Keltoum (Keltoum’s Daughter), a road movie about a woman of Arab origins called Rallie ( Cylia Malki) and the daughter of a man called Keltoum, who crosses Algeria in seach of her roots.
Charef, an Algerian filmmaker who lives in France, uses this film to portray the harsh reality of everyday life for women in his native land. Co-produced by Belgium (Rosanne Van Haesbrouck for To Do Today Productions, Arlette Zylberberg for RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française and by the following French companies : Cinétévé, Arte, France 2 Cinéma, StudioCanal and Canal Horizons, Bent Keltoum is released in Belgium by Imagine Film Distribution on 12 February.

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

Did you enjoy reading this article? Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive more stories like this directly in your inbox.