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The Square (Essaha) 

November 17, 20187:30 p.m.
Casa Árabe Auditorium (at Calle Alcalá, 62). 7:30 p.m. Free entry until the event’s capacity is reached.
Films shown in the original language version with subtitles in Spanish.

Casa Árabe is screening this film as part of the “El Ojo Cojo” festival at its Madrid headquarters on November 17.

The Square (Essaha) by Dahmane Ouzid (fiction, musical, 2010, Algeria, 80 min. original French language version with subtitles in Spanish).

In a residential city, a problem begins to create disagreement among the local people. What is to be done with “Essaha”?This bare plot of land located in the town center causes clashes between the residents, who must decide whether to turn it into: a green space, a mosque, the agora, a shopping mall, or something else...

Edited by: Amel Ghanem
Starring: Habid Aïchouche, Omar Remichi, Amine Boumediene, Karim Zenimi, Mokrane Saddedine
Photography director: Touzène Semcheddine
Production: Machaho Production
Sound: Mahamed Zouani
Music by: Salim Aïssa, Amine Hemruche, Youssef Boukelta, Sidi Bemol

“Premio Guiño” award for the best fictional feature film at the El Ojo Cojo festival of 2011

The Square (Essaha)