documentary short
Tunisia / France / USA
dir by Margaux Fittousi & Mo Scarpelli

**World Premiere at New York Jewish Film Festival - Lincoln Center 2018

For over 700 years, thousands of Jews lived in El Hara of Tunis. Albert Memmi grew up here. As a Tunisian Jew, he struggled to find his place between the European colonizers and the Muslim colonized. Since then, the neighborhood’s Jewish residents have moved on, but Memmi's memories still dwell here. EL HARA visually drifts through this neighborhood 75 years after his departure, weaving together reflections of one of the world's most important writers on the lasting effects of colonialism, domination, and emigration.

Featuring Albert Memmi
Directed by Margaux Fitoussi & Mo Scarpelli
Produced by Margaux Fitoussi
Cinematography by Mo Scarpelli
Editing by Iva Radivojevik, Mo Scarpelli

A Rake Films production

**NOW AVAILABLE to stream here >


+ New York Jewish Film Festival at Lincoln Center
+ Atlanta International Film Festival
+ Toronto Jewish Film Festival
+ UK Jewish Film Festival
+ Washington Jewish Film Festival
+ Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival
+ Sephardic Jewish Film Festival
+ MountainFilm Telluride
+ Woods Hole Film Festival
+ Port Townsend Women in Film Festival
+ San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
+ Citizen Jane Film Festival
+ Montenegro Film Festival
+ Afrika Film Festival - Yamfa Competition


EL HARA continues to play at festivals and in screening series around the world.
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