Bahia Allouache

Bahia Allouache
Film director, Producer, Journalist, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Algerian Journalist, Film Director, Screenwriter and Producer.

Born in Algiers, Algeria, Bahia Allouache is a journalist living in between Paris and Algiers, and writing about cinema and music for website and radios. Shot in Algiers, Another odinary day, her first short film, was selected in competition at 35th Cinemed. Phony Cinema / Cinema chkoupi (2014) is her first long feature.
Les Asphofilms (Paris, France) was founded in October 2015, by the filmmaker Bahia Allouache. It is a production company which stands up for an open-minded cinema d'auteur rooted in current affairs, paying close attention to social issues and still aiming at high cinematographic quality for its productions. The feature documentary Investigating Paradise (Tahqiq fel djenna), in 2017 and the feature Divine Wind (Rih rabani), in 2018, are the two first films co-produced by Les Asphofilms.

The filmmaker Merzak Allouache is her father.

Source: (Cinemed 2015, Montpellier) / Africiné Magazine


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