MAD Solutions is managing the film's distribution across the Arab world.
Tunisian film Streams, directed by Mehdi Hmili, will be screened at Zawya Cinema on December 15 and 19 at 7 PM.
Recently, Streams was screened at the 2022 Maghreb Film Festival of Oujda in Morocco and Alyssa Tunisian Film Festival in London, where it won the Best Feature Film Award.
It also joined several international festivals in 2022, screening at the Malmo Arab Film Festival in Sweden — where it received the Best Director Award — Durban International Film Festival in South Africa, FEST – New Directors /New Films Festival in Portugal, Amman International Film Festival in Jordan, and Sguardi Altrove Film Festival in Italy.
Written and directed by Mehdi Hmili, Streams stars Afef Ben Mahmoud, Iheb Bouyahia, Zaza, Sarah Hannachi and Slim Baccar and features music composed by Amine Bouhafa. MAD Solutions handles the film’s distribution across the Arab world.
Streams is a joint production between Yol Film House (Tunisia), Tarantula (Luxembourg), MPM Film (France), Clandestino Production (Tunisia) and Allam Film (USA). It was developed in a Canadian workshop (Grand Nord) and received the screenplay Prize of the Institut Français and the CineGouna post-production prize and grants from Tunisian National Center of Cinema, Film Fund Luxembourg and French National Center of Cinema.
The story revolves around Amel. She is released from prison after an adulterous affair. In the lower depths of Tunis, Amel is seeking her missing son Moumen. During her journey, Amel faces a Tunisian society in full collapse.
Mehdi Hmili is a Tunisian writer and filmmaker. He studied cinema in Tunisia before graduating from the Paris Film School. While in France, he directed his short trilogy about love and exile: X-Moment (2009), Li-La (2011) and The Night of Badr (2012). His first feature-length film, Thala Mon Amour (2016), was selected in worldwide film festivals like Torino Film Festival, Carthage Film Festival and won several prizes. His last production Fouledh was selected in La Fabrique Cinema at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.