37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024


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Tunisia’s first horror movie, Dachra follows three young journalism students who venture to an isolated village to solve a gruesome criminal case that has gone cold. Over the course of their stay, they become trapped in the village and discover something far more sinister than they could have ever imagined. Introduction by Samhita Sunya (UVA)

This is a foreign-language film presented with English subtitles.

This film is part of the Middle Eastern and South Asian Sidebar supported by the UVA Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures and the UVA Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures.


Sunday, October 31


9:00 PM


Culbreth Theatre

Film Info

Director: Abdelhamid Bouchnak

Runtime: 114 min.

Year: 2018

Country: Tunisia

Language: Arabic

Accessibility: Subtitles

Featuring: Yassmine Dimassi, Hela Ayed, Aziz Jebali.