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Mariner of the Mountains


Filmmaker Karim Aïnouz decides to take a boat, cross the Mediterranean, and embark on his first journey to Algeria. Accompanied by the memory of his mother, Iracema, and his camera, Aïnouz gives a detailed account of the journey to his father’s homeland, interweaving present, past, and future.

95 minutes
France/ Brazil/ Germany/ Algeria
French, Arabic (Algerian Dialect), Portuguese, and Tamashek with Arabic Subtitles

Director:  Karim Aïnouz
Cinematography: Juan Sarmiento G.
Editing: Ricardo Saraiva
Production: Video Filmes, Watchmen Productions, Marie-Pierre Macia, Christopher Zitterbart
Istanbul Film Festival 2022, Special Jury Prize - International Competition

Screening Dates

Ramallah, A.M. Qattan Foundation, Wednesday 02.11 18:00
Jerusalem, The French Institute in Jerusalem - Chateaubriand, Saturday 05.11 19:00
Bethlehem, Dar Yusuf Nasri Jacir for Art and Research, Thursday 03.11 18:00