1 hr 46 min
Not recommended for under 10 years.
Algiers, the 1990s. Nedjma, passionate about fashion design, defies the repression of the time by selling her designs in nightclubs. The constraint of the hijab weighs heavily on women. Devastated by her journalist sister's murder, Nedjma decides to break the rules and organise a catwalk show on the university campus...

Directed by: Mounia Meddour (France, 2019)
Screenplay by: Mounia Meddour, Fadette Drouard
Cast: Lyna Khoudri (Nedjma), Shirine Boutella (Wassila), Amira Hilda Douaouda (Samira), Zahra Doumandji (Kahina), Yasin Houicha (Mehdi), Nadia Kaci (Mrs Kamissi), Meryem Medjkane (Linda)
Genre: drama
Awards: Best First Film, Best Female Newcomer (2020 César Awards); official selection for "Un Certain Regard" (Cannes 2019); Best Screenplay, Best Actress, Audience Prize (Angoulême 2019)
Parental guidance: TV-14