Producers on the Move
16 July 2019

Bismillah

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Bismillah

original title:

BISMILLAH

directed by:

cast:

Linda Mresy, Francesco Colella, Belhassen Bouhali, Basma Bouhali

cinematography:

set design:

costume design:

production:

distribution:

country:

Italy

year:

2018

film run:

14'07"

format:

colour

status:

Ready (01/01/2018)

festivals & awards:

  • Buff 2018: Shorts Competition
  • Cape Town International Film Market & Festival 2018: Short Films
  • Cinema Italian Style - Los Angeles 2018: CIS Shorts
  • David di Donatello 2018: Best Short
  • Encounters Festival - Bristol 2018: Fresh Starts
  • Festa do Cinema Italiano 2018: Il Corto
  • Flickers - Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018: Maximillian
  • Giffoni Film Festival 2018: Element +10 - Best Short Amnesty International
  • Madrid Italian Film Festival 2018: Cortometrajes - Best Short
  • TIFF Kids International Film Festival 2018: Home Away from Home
  • Tirana International Film Festival 2018: Panorama
  • Italian Film e Art Festival di Seoul 2018: Best Short
  • Kazan International Film Festival 2018: Best Short
  • Cortinametraggio 2018: Best Short Fice-Anec, Prize Augustus Color, Prize Universal
  • The Buddah International Film Festival 2018: Best Short
  • Magna Grecia Film Festival e Clorofilla Film Festival 2018: Best Short
  • Digitali e Solidali, Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo 2018: Best Short
  • Metricamente Corto Festival 2018: Best Short, Best Actress
  • Reale Film Festival 2018: Best Short
  • Corto e Cultura Film Festival 2018: Best Short immigrazione, Best Short la donna, la violenza, la vita
  • Accademia del César 2018: Le Nuits En Or
  • Corti in Opera 2018: Best Director
  • Visioni Corte Film Festival 2018: Best Director
  • Montecatini International Short Film Festival 2018: Mention of Honour
  • React Film Festival 2018: Lupo alla Carriera Award
  • Terni Pop Film Festival 2018: Best New Director
  • Mediterraneo Festival Corto 2018: Young Talents Award
  • Malta Short Film Festival 2018: Best Actress
  • Fabriano Film Fest 2018: Best Actress
  • Patil International Short Film Festival 2018: Best Actress
  • Periferia dell’impero Film Fest 2018: Best Actress
  • Cinestesia Festival dei corti 2018: Third Prize
  • La Città Incantata Film Festival 2018: Jury Mention
  • Corto Villese 2018: Special Mention
  • Salus Cine Festival 2018: Mention for Soundrtack
  • Nastri d'argento 2018: Finalista
  • Busan International Short Film Festival 2018: Short for family
  • Ischia International Film Festival 2018
  • Italian Film Festival Bangkok 2018
  • Lampedusa Cinema 2018: Venti del Nord
  • Kinofilm, Manchester International Short film e Animation Festival 2018
  • Roshd International Film Festival 2018
  • Catholic Film Festival 2018
  • Fiati corti Film Festival 2018
  • Skepto International Film Festival 2018
  • Molisecinema Film Festival 2018
  • Sedicicorto Film Festival 2018
  • Ortigia Film Festival 2018
  • Orvieto Cinema Fest 2018
  • Capodarco L'altro Festival Premio L'anello debole 2018
  • Sulmona International Film Festival 2018
  • Reggio Film Festival 2018
  • Passaggi d'Autore 2018
  • Mestre Film Festival 2018
  • Lublin Film Festival 2018

Samira is Tunisian, she is 10 years old and lives illegally in Italy with her father and her 17-year-old brother. One night she will find herself alone facing a problem that is just too big for her.