Previously at the ICA - Films
9 Apr 2014
'Simultaneously charming and thematically complex... spectacular' IndieWire
'Radical, original and playful' was how the Copenhagen Film Festival described 2013 Prize-winner Bloody Beans. Trance-like and hallucinatory, it follows a group of children during Algeria's War of Independence, reduced to a diet of 'bloody beans' until they loot a French Army base and abduct a soldier. With a poetic realism recalling the works of Jean Vigo, this unique film brilliantly captures the violence and absurdity of war.
Followed by a Q&A with director Narimane Mari, winner of best film at the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival and a nominee at the Dubai International Film Festival; in conversation with Birds Eye View's programme director Elhum Shakerifar.
Bloody Beans, dir Narimane Mari, Algeria/France 2013, 77 min. With thanks to Allers Retours Films
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