A documentary film project by Sonia Ben Slama
In coproduction with Khamsin Films (Liban) / Lyon Capitale TV
with the support of the enterprise program from Ciclic-Région Centre-Val de Loire
with development supports from Ciclic / Region of Centre-Val de Loire, Procirep-Angoa and the Doha Film Institute
with production supports from Ciclic / Region of Centre-Val de Loire, Procirep-Angoa and CNC-FSA
(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.