Leyla Bouzid

Leyla Bouzid
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Film director, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Tunisian film Director and Scriptwriter.
Nouri Bouzid's daughter. She studies cinema at FEMIS (Paris).

Leyla BOUZID (Tunis, 1984) moved to Paris in 2003, at 18 years old, to study French literature at the Sorbonne University and then attended La Fémis, the French National Film School, to study directing. She directed Soubresauts (Mkobbi Fi Kobba), her thesis film, in Tunisia, a few months before the revolution. Her graduate short film won the Jury prize in students films category in Premiers Plans (Angers, France) in 2012.
She then chose to direct Zakaria [2013] in the south of France with non-professional actors. These two short films received a very warm welcome in festival in France and abroad.

2015 À peine j'ouvre les yeux (As I Open My Eyes)
2013 Zakaria (short)
2011 Mkhobbi fi Kobba (Soubresauts, short)

* Festival Premiers Plans 2015 / www.premiersplans.org/festival/en/selection_officielle-competition-CM-film.php?id=5164&p=1
* Mostra de Venise 2015, Italie / www.venice-days.com/FILM.asp?id=9&id_dettaglio=552&t=A+peine+jouvre+les+yeux+-+As+&lang=eng



LEYLA BOUZID (Tunisi, 1984) nel 2003 si trasferisce a Parigi per studiare, prima, letteratura francese alla Sorbona e, di seguito, regia alla Fémis. Nel 2011 dirige il film di diploma, Mkhobbi fi kobba, a Tunisi, pochi mesi prima della rivoluzione. Successivamente decide di girare nel sud della Francia con attori non professionisti, Zakaria. Questi due cortometraggi ricevono numerosi premi e una calda accoglienza nei festival francesi e internazionali. À peine j'ouvre les yeux [2015] è la sua opera prima.

2015 À peine j'ouvre les yeux (As I Open My Eyes)
2013 Zakaria (cm)
2011 Mkhobbi fi Kobba (Soubresauts, cm)

Source : Mostra de Venise 2015, Italie


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