Hello Forties

Production Year: 2022

Film Duration: 16 minutes

Directed by: Sanaa Al-Jaziri

Country: Tunisia

In a poignant tale, an exhausted woman breaks free from family and work one morning, embracing moments of leisure and idleness.
Later, her family reveals it’s her fortieth birthday, prompting reflection on a lifetime dedicated to duties and pleasing others.

Director’s Biography:
Tunisian filmmaker Sana Jaziri, with a Ph.D. in cinema and film analysis from Sorbonne, explores identity in Tunisian cinema.
With experience in France, Morocco, and Hong Kong, her debut short film, “La Brouette,” has garnered acclaim and awards at multiple festivals.