SALVATION ARMY

Directed by Abdellah Taïa
US release date: Jan 23, 2015
Abdellah Taïa
With Said Mrini, Karim Ait M’hand and Amine Ennaji
84 min| France/Morocco/Switzerland | 2013

Abdellah is a young gay man navigating the sexual, racial and political climate of Morocco. Abdellah is caught between a distant father, an authoritarian mother, an older brother whom he adores, and a handful of predatory older men. As a college student, Abdellah moves to Geneva and while faced with the new possibilities of freedom, he still grapples with the loss of his homeland. 

 

Opens in the US on January 23, 2015

-Opens in New York on January 23 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

01/30/15: Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplanary Arts Ctr. New Orleans, LA

US distributor : Strand Releasing

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