Keimena: #11 Loubia Hamra (Bloody Beans)
by Narimane Mari
11:59 pm

Narimane Mari, Loubia Hamra (Bloody Beans), 2013, France, film still

Loubia Hamra (Bloody Beans), 2013, Algeria/France, 88 min.
Director: Narimane Mari (documenta 14 artist)

Bloody Beans is a dreamlike portrait of a society afflicted by decades of violent conflict. Instead of relying on historical narrative, this widely acclaimed film offers a playful, surrealist re-enactment of the Algerian War of Independence through the actions of a group of local children.

Keimena, a documenta 14 Film Program on ERT2, airs Mondays at midnight from December 19, 2016 to September 18, 2017. Each film can be viewed during the broadcast and streamed on demand for seven days thereafter. Please note that the films are presented in their original language with Greek subtitles, and can be streamed from within Greece only.

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Keimena #11: Loubia Hamra (Bloody Beans)

by Narimane Mari

Bloody Beans, Narimane Mari’s first feature-length film, is a dreamlike take on the violent spiral of Algeria’s recent history. Its force and beauty is that it does not employ a straightforward historical narrative, but instead re-enacts the past through play…

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