Four Daughters - nominated for the 2024 Oscar for Best Documentary Feature Film

Four Daughters (Los Angeles)

NOMINATED FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM – 2024 ACADEMY AWARDS®

This riveting exploration of rebellion, memory, and sisterhood reconstructs the story of Olfa Hamrouni and her four daughters, unpacking a complex family history through intimate interviews and performance to examine how the Tunisian woman’s two eldest were radicalized by Islamic extremists.

Casting professional actresses as the missing daughters, along with acclaimed Egyptian-Tunisian actress Hend Sabri as Olfa, award-winning director Kaouther Ben Hania (The Man Who Sold His Skin) restages pivotal moments in the family’s life. These scenes are interwoven with confessions and reflections from Olfa and her younger daughters, offering the women agency to tell their own story and capturing moments of joy, loss, violence, and heartache. Winner of four prizes including L’Oeil d’Or (Best Documentary) when it screened in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, Four Daughters is a compelling portrait of five women and a unique and ambitious work of nonfiction cinema that explores the nature of memory, the weight of inherited trauma, and the ties that bind mothers and daughters.

 

Date

Feb 02 2024 - Mar 03 2024
Ongoing...

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LAEMMLE Monica Film Center
1332 2nd Street Santa Monica, CA 90401
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https://www.laemmle.com/theater/monica-film-center
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