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The Tide Experiment released Black as the first film of its fourth edition: , starring Aboubakr Bensaihi & Martha Canga Antonio and directed by Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah.
This urban Romeo & Juliet won hearts and minds worldwide, being awarded with the 2015 Toronto Discovery Award, the Best Film Audience Award at 2015 Ghent International Film Festival. During 2015 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, main actress won the Jury Price Best Actress and the movie was nominated for the Grand Prize.
“Firecracker chemistry between the two leads makes this doomed Romeo and Juliet romance all the more tragically persuasive”
Synopsis: Mavela, 15 years old, is a Black Bronx. She falls madly in love with Marwan, an extremely charismatic member of the rival gang, the 1080’s. The young couple is forced to make a brutal choice between gang loyalty and the love they have for one another, an impossible dilemma.