Category: MAGHREB

News about audiovisuel in MAGHREB Region

Tunisia / 4th “Cinéma au Musée”

The fourth “Cinéma au Musée” took place between September 13th to 16th at the Archaeological Museum in Sousse. Tunisian and foreign films were screened, with audiences able to enjoy them for free. The festival is run by Mohamed Challouf, chairman of “Afrique-Méditerranée”. The Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image is one of the event’s …

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Tunisia / Preserving film archives a key issue at a symposia in Hergla

cinéma hergla

For the past 13 years a cultural association, Afrique Méditerranée, has organised an annual film conference in the small coastal town of Hergla. This year it was held from August 25th to 28th, and at one of the round tables the association presented representatives of Tunisian broadcasting with guide-lines on how to preserve the country’s …

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Morocco / A 6th former creates the Moroccan Youth Film Festival

moroccan youth film festival

Farouk Essalhi, a 17-year-old high school student, and four of his classmates have created the Moroccan Youth Film Festival, which will be held at Rabat’s Renaissance Cinema on September 29th. In only three months the founder-organisers have managed to attract 700 participants from 74 countries. The jury will be chaired by Moroccan director and comic …

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Tunisia / Mohamed Lassaad Dahech to run Télévision Tunisienne

photo M. Lassad Dahech

Last July the head of the Tunisian government, Youssef Chahed, proposed three candidates for the post of chairman and CEO of the Établissement de la Télévision Tunisienne (ETT): Lassaad Dahech, Mahmoud Bounab and Khaled Njah. The Haute autorité indépendante de la communication audiovisuelle (HAICA) then reviewed each candidate’s files and interviewed them individually. As a …

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Morocco / 10th Fidadoc in Agadir

The 10th Fidadoc (Agadir Documentary Festival) was held from June 19th to 23rd. Created by producer Nouzha Drissi, the festival aims to revive the documentary genre in Morocco and promote it across the Kingdom, North and West Africa. The Franco-Moroccan director Hicham Falah is now in charge of the festival, he told the newspaper Le …

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Tunisia / Three men in line for the CEO of the Etablissement de la Télévision Tunisienne

On July 5th the government sent a list of three names to HAICA, to help the Authority select the future CEO of the Tunisian Television Establishment. On July 11th the three candidates (Khaled Njah, Mohamed Lassaad Dahech and Mahmoud Bouneb) each presented their programme for the ETT if they are appointed. Sources: realites.com, espace manager …

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Egypt / First festival at the Arab Cinema Centre

The Arab Cinema Centre (ACC), created by MAD Solutions, is launching a series of festivals around the world to promote Arab culture and heritage. Based in Cairo, the ACC is the first pan-Arab studio which creates, promotes and distributes Arabic content to and from the Arab world. Its first festival, “Mad 3araby” will be held …

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