The Mother Of All Lies

    • Asmae El Moudir
    • Morocco, France
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund

    Logline

    A family’s web of lies and one young girl’s search to find the truth. Through her own voice, Asmae, daughter and filmmaker, flits between national and personal history to tell the 1981 Bread Riots in Morocco and shows how this event connects with contemporary Moroccan society.

    Project information

    Countries of production
    Morocco, France
    Production status
    In production
    Estimated length
    90 min

    Credits

    Director
    Asmae El Moudir
    Production
    Asmae El Moudir for InsightFILMS
    Co-production
    Lucie Rego for Hutong Productions, Pauline Tran Van Lieu for Hutong Productions

    About IDFA Bertha Fund

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    The IDFA Bertha Fund aims to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe by supporting remarkable and innovative documentary projects by talented filmmakers from these countries.

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