Juries competition documentaries & national

  • President : NABIL AYOUCH (Maroc)

Nabil Ayouch, the Moroccan director of «Mektoub», «Ali Zaoua» (2000), «Une minute de soleil en moins» (2003) and «Whatever Lola Wants» (2008), created Ali n’Productions in 1999, a company that helps young directors start their career through initiatives such as the Mohamed Reggab Prize, a contest for screenplay and production of 8 short films in 35 mm. Between 2005 and 2010, he produced 40 films in the framework of the film industry. His first feature documentary, «My Land,» shot in the Middle East, will be released at the end of 2010. Ayouch is currently working on his next film, «Les étoiles de Sidi Moumen», with filming to take place in March, 2011.


Abol Naga has collected more than 15 Best Actor awards from International Film Festivals. He starred in numerous films in Egypt and the Arab world after being revealed by Daoud Abdel Sayed. He has been a producer since 2009, creating with others a new wave of possibilities in the Egyptian film industry, from co-producing «Heliopolis» in 2009, to revolutionary production using a new generation of cameras, shooting «Microphone» in 2010.

  • SAMIR ARDJOUM (Algérie France)

Samir Ardjoum is the director of a documentary on cultural life in Algeria (2001). He is the former editor-in-chief of a number of webzines. Collaborator on the film editorial Africultures as well as for the Algerian daily El Watan. Since 2010, he has been the artistic director of the Rencontres cinématographiques de Béjaia. A book on the “second breath of Algerian cinema” is currently in process.

  • NADIA BEN RACHID (Tunisie)

With the talent to work equally well with documentaries and features, Ben Rachid has amassed dozens of film, television and commercial credits . She has edited all the films by the world-renowned director Abderrahmane Sissako. She has also edited films by Anne Aghion, Yamina Benguigui, and other renowned directors.


Osvalde Lewat is an award winning director, born in Cameroon. Among the films she has directed are «The Pipe of Hope» , «Beyond the Pains»* and «A Love during the War». Her most recent film, «Black Business» was selected in several festivals around the world and won the Gold Tanit for documentary at Carthage in 2008.