Narimane Mari

Narimane Mari


I produce very realistic documentaries, but I am unable to reconstruct the real. It is as if I am amputating the life of these multiple dimensions. The imagination, the sensual perceptions, the unknown languages of life; I try to find them and show them.    


Born in Algiers in 1969, she began her career in Paris, in various communications agencies, where she created cultural content for print and television and contributed to developing art galleries. In 2010, she founded "Allers Retours Films". LOUBIA HAMRA (2013), her first feature-length film won three prizes at FID and CPH:DOX in 2013 and many distinctions at nearly 40 international festivals. In February 2015, she directed for Hors Pistes at the Centre Pompidou: LA VIE COURANTE. Her film LE FORT DES FOUS premiered at Locarno Festival 2017. 

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