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Summer Fasting

English title: Summer Fasting
Original title: Jeûne d’été
France, 2020, 18 min.

Director: Abdenoure Ziane
Production company:
Melocoton Films
10-12, avenue Rachel
5018 Paris
Phone +33 (0) 9 51 53 48 39

Age recommendation: 11 years and up
Film genre: Feature film

In the projects scorching beneath the summer sun, eleven-year-old Kader tries to observe Ramadan for the first time. He is accompanied, despite Kader's reluctance, by his best friend Rudy, who isn't Muslim and who considers this tradition a new game. To survive this day, the two children must elude hunger, thirst, and boredom.

Mo&Friese 2021
KUKI 2020
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2020


Study guide: German