Young Ahmed
Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Belgium | France, 2019, 90 min, in French and Arabic with English Subtitles
Winner, Best Director, Nominated for Palm d’Or, Cannes Film Festival
Toronto Premiere

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 7:00 PM, Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario

In Belgium, today, the destiny of young Ahmed, 13, caught between his imam’s ideals of purity and life’s temptations. How can love of life win out over his desire to put someone to death?