Directed by Philippe Faucon
Kenza Noah Aiche
Fatima lives with her two teenage daughters and works cleaning jobs to pay their way through school. Inspired by a true story and the poetry of the North African writer Fatima Elayoubi, who immigrated knowing very little French and slowly taught herself the language. A patient, reflective study of a woman pressured by her children and her neighbors alike to assimilate into a culture of which she's wary. Despite the display of everyday racism, both veiled and overt; internal domestic disputes and external gestures of inhospitality, Fatima offers an uplifting experience and one of recent French cinema's most trenchant and moving portraits of immigrant experience.
- 2016 Cesar Award-winner for Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Newcomer (Female)
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|Laemmle Royal Theatre||Los Angeles||CA||1473998400September 16 - September 22, 2016|
|Film Society of Lincoln Center||New York||NY||1472184000August 26 - September 1, 2016|
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