5th of November 2017 from 10am to 12pm at Africa Hotel – Movie Theater
African and Arab film selection in international festivals
This panel is trying to create a bridge between filmmakers and festival programmers. It will ll focus on the editorial lines of festivals, the selection criteria, to the presence of Arab and African cinemas as well as the different opportunities offered.
Tarek Ben Chaabane : Moderator
Universitaire et critique
Festival International du Film d’Amour de Mons (Belgique)
Toronto International Film Festival (Canada)
Peter Van Hoof
International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Arab Film Days (Norway)
6th of November 2017 from 10am to 12pm at Africa Hotel – Movie Theater
Reality and perspectives of African and Arab film distribution
Distribution is the central problem of Arab and African cinema.
Many elements are presented to explain this situation: non conformity of these cinemas with genres and themes sought by distributors, cultural barriers, etc. What are the existing and future solutions for this cinema to find (back) its audiences? This discussion panel will try to answer this question and many others...
Riadh Ferjani : Moderator
Sociologue des médias ISAMM Université de Tunis Manouba
National Film and Video Federation NFVF (South Africa)
MEC Films (Germany)
Jean Hubert Nankam
DIFFA Distribution (Ivory Coast & France)
CinéMadart et Hakka Distribution (Tunisia)