A documentary film project by Sonia Ben Slama

In coproduction with Khamsin Films (Liban) / Lyon Capitale TV
With development supports from Ciclic / Region of Centre-Val de Loire, Procirep-Angoa and the Doha Film Institute
(Egg)Célérator laureate of the Chicke&Egg 2020 Fondation
Selected to the « Pitching du Réel » program – Visions du Réel Festival 2020
 

In a working-class neighborhood of Mahdia, Tunisia, time passes at the pace of harvests and weddings. Fatma and her daughters, Najeh and Waffeh, are different from all the other women around. They swear, they smoke, and they stand up to men: they are “machtat”, wedding musicians.