Press Release: (13/10/2018)

Dear colleagues,
Nejib Ayed, Director General of Carthage Film Festival, is pleased to invite you to the 2018 press conference that will take place on Wednesday October 17th at 10 a.m. at the City of Culture, "Young Innovators theater", avenue Mohammed 5, Tunis.
The Carthage Film Festival will be held from November 3rd to 10th, 2018.


 

Press Release : Takmil (5/10/2018)

Nejib Ayed, Director General of the Carthage Film Festival announces the list of projects selected for the TAKMIL 2018 workshop, a Carthage PRO event, the professional platform of the JCC.

List of selected projects:

  • " Le royaume de Malika " de Hassen Ferhani. Documentaire (Algeria)
  • " Their Algeria " de Lina Soualem. Documentaire (Algeria)
  • " Certified Mail" de Hisham Saqr. Fiction (Egypt)
  • "Haifa Street" de Mohanad Hayal. Fiction (Irak)
  • "A home of one's own" de Ruba Atiyeh. Documentaire (Lebanon)
  • "The eye of the Architect" de Nadim Mishlawi. Documentaire (Lebanon)
  • "Nameless de Nkunda Mutigandawa". Fiction (Rwanda)
  • "Temporarily" de Reham Alkassar. Docu-fiction (Syria)
  • "Porto farina" de Ibrahim Letaief. Fiction (Tunisia)
  • "Fathallah TV" de Wided Zoghlami. Documentaire (Tunisia)
  • " Before it's too late " de Majdi Lakhdhar. Fiction (Tunisia)

Held on November 5, 6 and 7, 2018, the "TAKMIL" workshop will host African and Arab films, fiction and documentary, in the postproduction phase.
Selected filmmakers and producers will be invited to Tunis to meet professionals from the international film industry and will present their films to a jury.
Post-production grants will be awarded to the winners.


 

Press Release : Chabaka (5/10/2018)

Nejib Ayed, Director General of the Carthage Film Festival announces the list of projects selected for the CHABAKA 2018 workshop, a Carthage PRO event the professional platform of the JCC,.

List of selected projects:

  • " Tête Coupée " by Lotfi Achour, produced by Anissa Daoud (Tunisia)
  • " Une dernière prière " by Houssem Sansa produced by Ahmed Kefi (Tunisia)
  • "Blood & Honey" Produced and directed by Mohamed Siam (Egypt)
  • "In the steps of the blueswoman" by Ata Messan Koffi produced by Kwami Etonam Jean Ahonto (Togo)
  • "Longer will be the night" by Latifa Said, produced by Richard Djoudi (Algeria)
  • "Moulaye" by Alassane Sy, produced by Baila Sy (Senegal)
  • "Visa" by Dima Al-Joundi produced by Sabrine Sidawi (Lebanon)
  • "Madness" Produced and directed by Hichem Amal (Morocco)
  • "Les planches des oubliés" by Amédée Pacôme Nkoulou produced by Mannsomdé Honoré Yaméogo (Gabon)
  • "Prejudice" by Kady Traoré produced by Esther Traoré (Burkina Faso)

Held on November 5, 6 and 7, 2018, the "CHABAKA" workshop will host African and Arab fiction and documentary projects in the development phase.
Participants will be invited to Tunis to meet professionals from the international film industry and pitch their projects to a jury.
Starting this year, grants will be awarded to the winners.


 

Press Release: List of Tunisian films

The Executive Committee of the Carthage Film Festival informs you that the list of Tunisian films selected by independent juries to participate in the official competitions of the 2018 edition is as follows:

Feature films

  • «Look At Me » director Nejib Belkadhi, production PROPAGANDA productions
  • « Fatwa » director Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud, production ARTS Distribution
  • « My Dear Son » director Mohamed Ben Attia, production NOMADIS IMAGES

Fiction Short Films

  • « The Florist » director Bouslama Chamakh
  • « Brotherhood » director Meryam Joobeur, production CINETELEFILMS
  • « Thin Line » director Faouzi Djemal, production MADBOX
  • « Astra » director Nidhal Guiga, production NOMADIS Images

Long Documentaries

  • « Slice Of Life » director Nasreddine Shili, production DIONYSOS

Short documentaries

  • « Sufisme » director Younes Ben Hajria, production CONCEPT Studio

The total Tunisian films presented were 61 films, between long & short fiction and documentaries. The Carthage Film Festival will take place from 3 – 10 November 2018.


 

Press Release

The 2018 Session of the Carthage Film Festival has introduced a new FOCUS section that highlights each year four countries representing sub-Saharan Africa, the Arab world, Asia and Latin America, giving the festival its founding tricontinental dimension, thus confirming its vocation as a festival of the South. Read more Press Release CFF 2018