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Young Ahmed

Le jeune Ahmed

Film info Trailer

  • Country:Belgija
  • Director:Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
  • Year:2018
  • Duration:111'
  • Actors:Idir Ben Addi, Othmane Moumen, Myriem Akheddiou


In Belgium, today, the fate of the young Ahmed, 13 years old, taken between the ideals of purity of his imam and the calls of life. A Belgian teenager hatches a plot to kill his teacher after embracing an extremist interpretation of the Quran. New drama „Young Ahmed“ was screened in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival and is directed by Dardennes brothers who already won Palme d'Or twice. Their eleventh feature-length film is a contemporary tale about radicalization of a young boy's mind and the theme opens a debate around the interpretation of the Quran by a young kid under the influence.

About the director

Jean-Pierre Dardenne was born in Engis (Belgium) in April 1951. Luc Dardenne was born in Awirs (Belgium) in March 1954. Together they have directed numerous documentaries. In 1975, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne founded the production company Dérives, which has produced more than eighty documentaries, including their own. In 1994, they founded the production company Les Films du Fleuve.

Screening schedule

  • 05.07.2019.

    Hrvatski dom Vukovar


Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • TZ Vukovar
  • Bobi
  • Turistička zajednica Vukovarsko-srijemske zajednice
  • Elatus
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Alatir
  • Vukovarsko pivo
  • PBZ

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