European Film Days in Tunisia
babelmed - 19/09/2014
Tunisia's 21st European Film Days Festival will be held September 16th-October 4th in Tunis, Sousse, Sidi Bouzid, Gabes, Djerba and Sfax.
Forty-two European and Maghreb films will be screened during the event, which has as central theme the film-documentary. Filmmakers from Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania participate in the festival, to sponsor Euro-Mediterranean dialogue and foster the event's original aim to promote European cinema and present to the Tunisian public the most recent productions from the Old Continent.
The public will award three prizes for the best European and Maghreb films: prize for the best documentary in Tunis, best short film in Sidi Bouzid and best children's movie in Sousse.
Master classes, round table, ateliers and debates will also be organized on the sidelines of the festival. As part of the European neighbourhood policy Interact ENPI, three round tables will be organized in Tunis, Djerba and Sfax on the ''Day of European Cooperation''. Angelo Loy and Touhami Garnaoui, filmmaker and actor of The Infidel, will participate for Italy in three round tables to talk about their movie, which focuses on two significant stories in the life of Touhami Garnaoui, who became Italy's first mayor from a Maghreb country.