Franklin: Record - Une femme taxi à Sidi Bel-Abbès [videorecording] / Machahou Productions et les Films de la passerelle ; Belkacem Hadjadj ; en coproduction avec l'Unité Documentaire de la RTBF Liege et l'ENTV (télévision algérienne) ; direction de production, Christine Pireaux, Rachid Diguer ; scripte, Djamila Benferhat.

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Une femme taxi à Sidi Bel-Abbès [videorecording] / Machahou Productions et les Films de la passerelle ; Belkacem Hadjadj ; en coproduction avec l'Unité Documentaire de la RTBF Liege et l'ENTV (télévision algérienne) ; direction de production, Christine Pireaux, Rachid Diguer ; scripte, Djamila Benferhat.

Other title:
Woman taxi driver in Sidi Bel-Abbès
Title on container and on cassette label: Female cabby in Sidi Bel-Abbès
Female cabbie in Sidi Bel-Abbes
Publication:
Brooklyn, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, c2000.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Soumicha.
Women taxicab drivers -- Algeria -- Sidi Bel-Abbès.
Women -- Employment -- Algeria -- Sidi Bel-Abbès.
Women -- Algeria -- Social conditions.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
French or Arabic with English subtitles.
System details:
: VHS.
Summary:
After the death of her husband, Soumicha needs to support her family and thereby becomes the only woman taxi driver in Sidi Bel-Abbès (Algeria). The film shows her working conditions in a job normally reserved for men, with comments by some of her fares, and also explores the plight of women in Algeria at large as they work for economic/social/cultural change.
Credits:
Cinematography, Ahmed Messuad; editing, Karima Saidi.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Hadjadj, Belkacem. , Director
Pireaux, Christine. , Producer
Diguer, Rachid. , Producer
Machahou Productions (Firm) , Producer
Films de la passerelle (Firm) , Producer
Radio-Télévision belge de la communauté culturelle française. Unité Documentaire. , Producer
ENTV Algeria. , Producer
First Run/Icarus Films. , Distributor
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Web link:
The Class of 1924 Book Fund Home Page
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