Rayhana Obermeyer

Rayhana is a Franco-Algerian feminist actress, playwright and director who has lived in France since 2000. I Still Hide to Smoke is her first feature film.

I Still Hide To Smoke | Algeria | 2016 | 90

Starring Hiam Abbas this tragi-comedy about nine very different women, varying ages and backgrounds that gather at the local Hammam - mingling and at times confronting one another, lashing out, raging, crying, fighting and seeking comfort in each other. Outside the hammam, fury is in the air. Something is brewing among the men. The women take aim, they are ready to deal with what is to come.