Staff Pick Premiere: 'Brotherhood' from Meryam Joobeur. This week Staff Pick Premiere from writer and director Meryam Joobeur is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. Originally premiering at the 2018 Toronto International film Festival -- and taking home the win for Best Canadian Short film -- 'Brotherhood' tells the story of an estranged son returning home from war with a new wife in tow.
With stunning cinematography and natural performances, 'Brotherhood' absorbs the viewer into the complexities of Tunisian family life, and leaves each person to decide for themselves where their allegiances lie. 'On following inspiration wherever it may lead:'During that same trip, I learned that a neighboring town had experienced a surge of radicalization after the 2011 Tunisian….