Weldi (Dear Son)



St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Fri, Sep 27, 2019 5:00 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:100 min
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Luxbox Films
Director:Mohamed Ben Attia


Riadh is about to retire from his work as a forklift operator at the port of Tunis. The life he shares with his wife Nazli revolves around their only son Sami, who is preparing for his high school exams. The boy's repeated migraine attacks are a cause of much worry to his parents. But as he finally seems to be getting better, Sami suddenly disappears.

Mohamed Ben Attia was born in Tunis in 1976. He studied audiovisual communication at the University of Valenciennes after graduating from the Institut de Hautes Études Commerciales in Tunis in 1998. Ben Attia has directed five short films among including Selma (2014), which was selected to compete in the 2014 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. His first feature Hedi won two awards at the 2016 Berlinale, Best First Film and Silver Bear for Best Actor.

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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