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Black Spirit
Directed by
Chakib Taleb-Bendiab

Tunisia, France / 2018 / 20

North American Premiere
French, Japanese, Arabic

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SHORTS: Surreal.

A world-weary French archaeologist goes on a quest to find the elusive ‘Black Spirits’ — a legendary African Samurai clan.
Chakib Taleb-Bendiab is an French Algerian screenwriter, filmmaker and composer. He worked on many feature films and is one of the scriptwriters of the British TV series "Go Dark". He has been rewarded with several prizes at international festivals for his scripts and his first short film "Cold Blood" (Sapporo, Leuven, etc.). Recently, Chakib directed his second short film, "Black Spirit" and he's preparing his first feature film in Algiers (Algeria).
Cast/Featuring: Brice Fournier, Kimie Tanaka, Anis Chouchene
Executive Producer(s): Melik Kochbati
Producer(s): Amine Chiboub, Ikbal Arafa, Chakib Taleb-Bendiab
Director(s): Chakib Taleb-Bendiab
Screenwriter(s): Chakib Taleb-Bendiab
Cinematographer(s): Ikbal Arafa
Editor(s): Marwen ElHechkel
Composer(s)/Music: Chakib Taleb-Bendiab


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