‘Inhebbek Hedi’ to open the 2nd Valletta Film Festival

The second edition of the Valletta Film Festival will open on Friday 3 June 2016 at Pjazza Teatru Rjal with the Malta premiere of the Tunisian multi-award winning feature film ‘Inhebbek Hedi‘, a film attesting to the rebirth of Tunisian cinema.

‘Hedi’ winner of the prestigious Silver Bear for Best Actor and the Best First Feature Award at this year’s Berlin Film Festival , is the debut feature film of Mohamed Ben Attia and features performances by Majd Mastoura, Rym Ben Messaoud and Sabah Bouzouita. The film is produced by Dora Bouchoucha Fourati and co-produced by the award-winning directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.
Focusing on the universal themes of personal choice and responsibility, it tells the story of a quiet young man, Hedi, following the path which has been traced out for him. Despite the rapid changes surrounding him, Hedi doesn’t expect much from the future and simply glides through life, letting others dictate his fate. However, weeks away from an arranged marriage, a love affair with a free-spirited women forces Hedi to make a choice.

The screening of ‘Hedi‘ will take place after the opening ceremony of the film festival.

Purchase your ticket to Opening Ceremony here

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