Five Films for a Hundred Years

  • Cinq films pour cent ans
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1995
Format : Feature
Running time : 90 (in minutes)

Poetic narrative. A collective production to pay tribute to cinema that contains 5 short films: CINEMA IMPERIAL by Hakim Noury, HAPPY END by Abdelkader Lagtaa, SUR LA TERRASSE / ON THE TERRACE by Farida Benlyasid, LUMIÈRE / LIGHT by Omar Chraïbi, and Le mouchoir bleu by Jilali Ferhati.
Each filmmaker draws from his imagination and from his/her memories: the first screenings, prohibition by the parents, the magic lantern, cinema lessons by french cinema-loving teachers at the university. 

Episodes directed by Farida Benlyazid, Jillali Ferhati, Hakim Noury, Aldelkader Lagtâa and Omar Chraïbi.

The 5 Shorts:
- على الشرفة / SUR LA TERRASSE / ON THE TERRACE | Farida Benlyazid (17 min), starring Amina Rachid, Fatima Loukili, Mouna Fettou, Yara Ghafiri
- نور / LUMIERE / LIGHT | Omar Chraibi (20 min), starring Hassan El Fad, Maria Kachani, Fatima Kheir, Salaheddine Benmoussa
- سينما ا مبريال / CINEMA IMPERIAL | Hakim Noury (20 min), starring Said Maouhoub, Omar Chenbod, Nizar Boukhari & Yassine Tabout
- نهاية سعيدة / HAPPY END | Abdelkader Lagtaa (20 min), starring Abdellah Amrani, Salaheddine Benmoussa Fatima Kheir, Rachid El Wali, Nezha Zakaria
- المنديل الا زرق / LE MOUCHOIR BLEU / THE BLUE HANDKERCHIEF | Jillali Ferhati (20 min), starring Hmida Ahrouchi, Souad El Bakhoukh Abdellah Bennajjar & Nezha Zakaria

Festivals / Awards / Prix
Montreal Film Festival (Canada) - Mention 


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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