La Rockeuse du Desert

Laura Bustillos & Sara Nacer, Algeria

In a breathtaking Sahara desert landscape lies the mining town of Bechar in western Algeria, here, an illiterate, and singularly talented, sexagenarian, Hasna El Becharia, leads and rocks with Algerian women of all ages to redefine their role and to challenge cultural norms one musical performance at a time.


Support:

 Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) - 2017 Artist in Residence Program

 Tribeca Film Institute

La Rockeuse du Desert / Laura Bustillos & Sara Nacer
La Rockeuse du Desert / Laura Bustillos & Sara Nacer