Under the theme “Beyond Borders: Storytelling Across Time,” this year the citywide 26th New York African Film Festival lineup includes 68 films from 31 countries across the diaspora.
NAME OF FILM: FATWA (2018)
DIRECTOR(S): Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud
STARRING: Ghalia Benali, Ahmed Hafiene, Sarra Hannachi
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Brahim Nadhour is a Tunisian living in France who returns to his home country to bury his son, Marouane, who was killed in a motorcycle accident. While there, Brahim finds out that Marouane was active in a radical Islamist group. Brahim then decides to carry out his own investigation to discover why Marouane was radicalized and who indoctrinated him.