TO BOW DOWN
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 4
Director Khadija BEN-FRADJ
Country Switzerland
Year 2015
Running Time 15'24"
Definition/Color Color
Genre Fiction
Premier Status Asian Premiere
Introduction
Chaima, a young twenty-five year old woman lives with her parents in a small village, in a popular neighborhood on the outskirts of Geneva. It's her day off, she pretends to go to work in her uniform and retrieves her bag under the stairwell. She joins her friend and accomplice Leila at her place. Together, they will go party, do everything that they are not allowed to do.
Director
Khadija BEN-FRADJ
Born in France in 1986, with her literature baccalaureate in the pocket. She decides to apply to the "arts appliqués de Genève / art visuel" before starting Geneva university of art and design in cinema. She went to Qatar for a five months internship where she got to participate in many projects including some from the DFI (Doha Film Institute).