Mohamed Ben Attia

Mohamed Ben Attia


Sometimes what is strange when you watch a film is that you are struck by a great emotion at the sight of a guy eating a bowl of cereal or a boy putting on his backpack. An innocuous reply or even just a word can also deeply affect us. Cinema can do this kind of thing, make our body react in a funny way and remind us how fragile and beautiful we are    


Mohamed Ben Attia was born in Tunis, Tunisia in 1967. He has directed a number of shorts including, ROMANTISME, KIF LOKHRIN (Silver award at FESPACO 2006) and SELMA, which was selected in competition at Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival. His first feature film, HEDI competed for the Golden Bear in the 2016 Berlinale. His most recent film project WELDI is part of this year's QUMRA Co-Production Market.

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