Women is Courage / Al Mar'a Shagaa

  • Release Date: 2003
  • Type: Documentary
  • Run time: 58 Minutes
  • Directed by: Amine Rachedi
  • Produced by: Marianne Khoury
  • Screenplay: Madeleine Verschaffelt, Ahmed Rachdy
  • Editing: Ferial Issaad
  • Sound: Baroudi Ghalem
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Director Of Photography: Youcef Mehdi, Ouali Seffar

An autobiographic narrative, which retraces the tormented life of a witness of the century: Louisa Ighilahriz, militant and prominent figure in Algerian independence. Saved from certain death by an anonymous person, she seeks to find him during a period of 40 years just to express her gratitude…Symbolic of the painful Franco-Algerian history; Louisa’s narrative is both poignant and humane.