19 min., documentaire, Québec, Canada, 2023
Directed byChadi Bennani
Produced byLes Films de l'Autre - Chadi Bennani et Laurie Pominville
Languagesfrançais, arabe

Film details


At the beginning of summer, Adam, Ana, and Dahlia turn to their families and friends to question their cultural heritage. Through tender conversations, “Here and There” juxtaposes the different influences that steer the blossoming of the cultural identities of second and third-generation immigrants.



Script writer : Chadi Bennani

Cinematography : Étienne Roussy

Editing : Jérémie Mazan

Sound design : Frédérick Takvorian
Sound mix : Isabelle Lussier

Music : Louis-Joseph Cliche

Sound recording : Samuel L. Jodry and Marc-Antoine Sauriol


Chadi Bennani

Chadi Bennani graduated in 2022 from the UQAM’s film production program. During his studies, he directed his first short film, “Nicole” (2023), presented at Hot Docs 2023 as part of the Best Short Documentary competition. In 2022, he received the ACCT’s “Bourses de l’Académie pour la relève” grant. Recipient of the Regard sur Montréal film residency in 2023, Chadi directed his next short documentary film “Here and There” (2023), presented as the RIDM’s 26th edition opening film.



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