St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Sep 28, 2019 9:30 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$12.00
Student (Box Office Only):$10.00
Senior (Box Office Only):$10.00
Film Info
Program:Twin Cities Arab Film Festival
Release Year:2018
Runtime:113 min
Website:Official Website
Director:Abdelhamid Bouchnak


Screening with short film Virile on Saturday, September 28.

Set against the backdrop of contemporary Tunisia, Dachra revolves around Yasmin, a journalism student, and her two classmates. They set out on a university assignment to solve the cold case of Mongia, a woman found mutilated twenty-five years ago and now imprisoned in an asylum, suspected of witchcraft. As they pursue their investigation, the three friends stumble into the archaic and ominous world of Dachra, an isolated countryside compound filled with goats, silent women, mysterious drying meat, and steaming pots, and discover that it is home to a cult. When the cult’s jovial but menacing leader invites them to stay overnight, Yasmin is drawn into Dachra’s dark secrets and a desperate attempt to escape alive.

Directed by The Blaze (Guillaume and Jonathan Alric) | 5 mins | 2016 | France

Signed by the fitting label Bromance, The Blaze’s music video for their song “Virile” (featured on Homieland Vol. 2) captures the exhilaration of Parisian club culture and, in their words, is “an ode to friendship between two men.”

The Blaze are Paris-based music and video duo Guillaume and Jonathan Alric. The duo who are cousins are mostly known for their cinematographic videos. Their distinctive integrative method involves producing sound and visuals at the same time, creating an especially strong link between music and image.

Twin Cities Arab Film Festival

Mizna and MSP Film Society present the 14th Twin Cities Arab Film Festival, screening more than thirty contemporary films from Palestine, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Syria, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates, as well as those from local Arab filmmakers.

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