BATTALION TO MY BEAT
BY Eimi imanishi
Naively envisioning herself a Jeanne D'Arc of the desert, Mariam runs away from the Western Saharan refugee camps in Algeria hoping to liberate her homeland from occupation.
Starring MARIAM OMAR AHMED
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NEWS & Updates
Battalion To My Beat will be screening at the FANO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in Italy!
WAR ON SCREEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in Châlons-en-Champagne, FRANCE, will be screening Battalion To My Beat with their official competition programme!
MIZNA's 12th TWIN CITIES ARAB FILM FESTIVAL has selected Battalion to screen alongside a fabulous collection of some of this year's best Arab films! Visit here for more info and tickets.
NANCY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL has selected Battalion for their official competition programme!
MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will be screening Battalion as part of their official competition programme! To Check out their site for scheduling and more info about the 9 other short films selected.
BIG SUR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL screening Battalion on June 22nd! For more info visit their website.
HRAFF - HUMAN RIGHTS ARTS AND FILM FESTIVAL will be screening Battalion in Melbourne and Sydney! For info about the shorts programme DEFIANCE and for ticketing, visit here.
MOOOV FILM FESTIVAL selects Battalion for their competitive shorts programme. Click here for the list of 11 shorts in the running and ticketing info.
Battalion goes to Wisconsin! BELOIT FILM FESTIVAL screenings on March 1st and 4th --- click here for tickets and more info.
FEBURARY 11 2017
BATTALION TO MY BEAT takes home the CANAL+ AWARD for BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival!!!
FÉSTIVAL DU COURT MÉTRAGE de CLÉRMONT-FERRAND selects BATTALION! Screenings will happen every day between Feb 3rd -Feb 11. For more scheduling info visit here!
Battalion is set to stir things up in the Land Down Under - Academy Award qualified FLICKERFEST will screen Battalion on Saturday 7th at 16:30 in Sydney. Tickets here.
The film will continue to travel throughout Australia with the FLICKERFEST NATIONAL TOUR!
HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL selects BTMB for BEST NARRATIVE SHORT AWARD!!! Screening will be on December 2nd @9PM alongside best narrative feature film DEMIMONDE, at the TLC Chinese Theatres. Click here to RSVP!
STOCKHOLM FILM FESTIVAL has nominated Battalion To My Beat for best short film!!! Screening will be on November 13th at 11:30 at Klara Cinema. Click here for more tickets and info.
MEDFILM FESTIVAL in Rome, Italy has selected BATTALION TO MY BEAT for its official competition programme and will be screened on November 9 @ 18:30 and November 11 @ 16:30 at the Cinema Savoy 4.
CAMBRIDGE AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL will be screening BATTALION on October 26th @ 18:30 at Arts Picturehouse in Cambridge UK. Click here for tickets and more info.
BATTALION TO MY BEAT will be screening at BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL on October 9th and 10th. Click here for screening times, tickets and more info about the programme!
SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL will screen BATTALION on October 27th at 5pm at the SCAD Museum of Art as part of their Global Shorts Program. Tickets go on sale on Oct 3rd at http://filmfest.scad.edu/
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL selects BATTALION TO MY BEAT for their official Short Cuts competition programme! Check out their website for more info!
Battalion To My Beat selected to screen at SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, part of the African Pictures Program Lineup. Screening on May 26th at 15:30 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. For more about the program please visit http://www.siff.net/festival-2016/battalion-to-my-beat
Battalion To My Beat officially selected to premiere at the 2016 ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL (April 1-11), followed by a screening at DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL later that month! http://atlantafilmfestival.com/atlff-news/2016/2/3/twelve-selected-shorts-announced-from-40th-anniversary-lineup