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Hinde Boujemaa

Graduated in marketing from the Institut Economique de Bruxelles, she followed a training in screenwriting with Educatel-Paris. She then contributed to the scripts of several Tunisian feature films. She directed her first short film in 2008. She participated with her feature film script “BELOW PARADISE” in the training programmes MEDA FILM DEVELOPMENT and SUD ECRITURE. She directed the promotional films for the Carthage Film Festival in 2008 and 2010.

Country of origin: Tunisia, Lebanon
2012/Arabic with English subtitles/71 mins
Aida, a homeless Tunisian woman tells us nothing has changed in Tunis after the fall of Ben Ali. In the aftermath of the uprisings, she wanders from one neighbourhood to the next in search of shelter for her children. According to Aida, the authorities continue to humiliate the Tunisian people and trample on women. In the film that documents – through her - the incessant suffering of the Tunisians, despite the death of a dictatorship and the hope of a democracy.
Director: Hinde Boujemaa
Producer: Cinetelefilms (Habib Attia) and Nomadis Images (Dora Bouchoucha)
Camera: Mehdi Bouhlel, Hatem Nechi, Siwar Ben Hassine
Sound: Houssem Ksouri, Chokri Marzouki, Yassine Akremi, Abderraouf Jelassi
Editing: Naima Bachiri, Mehdi Barsaoui
Sound Mixing: Sami Gharbi
La biennale de Venezia 2012 (Out of competition)
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (In competition) Belgium - 2012
Carthage Film Festival (Panorama of Tunisian documentaries) Tunisia –2012
Dubai International Film Festival - Muhr Arab Documentary Award for Best Director UAE –2012
Douz doc days- Best documentary Tunisia - 2012
Ayam Beirut Al Cinema’iya Lebanon - 2013
Festival International de Films de Femmes de Créteil (In competition) France –2013
Docudays UA Ukraine - 2013
Festival of Arab cinema Amsterdam – 2013
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival – “Another side of the Arab Spring” Japan - 2013
Sarajevo Film Festival Bosnia - 2013
Millenium film festival - International competition Brussels, Belgium - 2013
Sciacca film fest - New cinema of Maghreb Italy - 2013
Festival du Cinema Maghrebin d'Alger – In competition Algeria - 2013
Les rencontres cinématographiques de Bejaia Algeria
Festival vision du réel – Focus Tunisia Nyon, switzerland – 2014
Le printemps des cinemas Arabes – Paris 2014
Theatrical release:
CinéMadart - Tunis- January 2013
Special screenings:
BOZAR Cinema – Brussels (In cooperation with Euromed Audiovisual)
Tunisian documentary month in Palestine Haifa, Yafa, Ramallah and Jerusalem Palestine - May 2013