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Une femme taxi à Sidi Bel-Abbès = Woman taxi driver in Sidi Bel-Abbès (2000)
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Call no.:
VHS HQ1791.5.Z75 S68 2000
Title:
Une femme taxi à Sidi Bel-Abbès
Alternate titles:
Woman taxi driver in Sidi Bel-Abbès
Female cabby in Sidi Bel-Abbès
Female cabbie in Sidi Bel-Abbes
Originally produced:
2000
Format:
VHS
Summary:
After the death of her husband, Soumicha needs to support her family and thereby becomes the only woman taxi driver in Sidi Bel-Abbès (Algeria). The film shows her working conditions in a job normally reserved for men, with comments by some of her fares, and also explores the plight of women in Algeria at large as they work for economic/social/cultural change.
Credits:
Machahou Productions et les Films de la passerelle ; Belkacem Hadjadj ; en coproduction avec l'Unité Documentaire de la RTBF Liege et l'ENTV (télévision algérienne) ; direction de production, Christine Pireaux, Rachid Diguer ; scripte, Djamila Benferhat.
Publication:
Brooklyn, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, c2000.
Languages:
French or Arabic with English subtitles.
Details:
1 VHS (52 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
Algeria
France
Studio(s):
Machahou Productions (Firm)
Films de la passerelle (Firm)
Radio-Télévision belge de la communauté culturelle française
ENTV Algeria
Director(s):
Hadjadj, Belkacem
Producer(s):
Pireaux, Christine
Diguer, Rachid
Production:
Cinematography, Ahmed Messuad; editing, Karima Saidi.
Subjects:
Soumicha.
Women taxicab drivers Algeria Sidi Bel-Abbès.
Women Employment Algeria Sidi Bel-Abbès.
Women Algeria Social conditions.
Genre:
Documentary films.
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Location: Storage
Format: VHS
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Documentary films
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: Arabic
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Title: Femme taxi à Sidi Bel-Abbès = Woman taxi driver in Sidi Bel-Abbès
Director: Hadjadj, Belkacem
Production studio: ENTV Algeria
Production studio: Films de la passerelle (Firm)
Production studio: Machahou Productions (Firm)
Production studio: Radio-Télévision belge de la communauté culturelle française
Country of production: Algeria
Country of production: France
Film technique: Live action