Tunisia, summer 2011. The holiday to Southern country ends in disaster for Fares, Meriem and their 10-year old son Aziz when he is accidentally shot in an ambush. His injury will change their lives as Aziz needs a liver transplant, which leads to the discovery of a long-buried secret. Will Aziz and their relationship survive?
Born in 1984 and raised in Tunis, Mehdi is a graduate of the Higher Institute of Multimedia Arts (ISAMM) in Tunis. He also has a university degree from DAMS in Bologna, Italy. He directed two short narratives, Sideways (2010) and Bobby (2012), which were selected for many international film festivals where they won several awards. He developed A Son, his first feature film project, with the support of RAWI Sundance Screenwriters Lab.
Tuesday 22: Zorrilla Theater, 11.30 am
Friday 25: Zorrilla Theater, 10 pm