Ayten Mutlu Saray

Ayten Mutlu Saray
© Courtesy JCC 2012, Tunis
Film director, Producer, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Ayten MUTLU SARAY is Swiss Film Director, Scriptwriter and Producer.
Ayten Mutlu Saray studied science of communication, anthropology and science of religion at the University of Fribourg and at the Free University of Berlin until and attended the Ecole Superiore d'Art Visual in Geneva. She directed independent post-art films in Europe, China, Africa and the Middle East.
Her short film "La mort en exil" (2002) was selected for several film festivals and was in competion on Cannes Filmfestival and nominated for the Prix Europa in Berlin. "Zara" (2008) is her feature début.

La mort en exil (2002, short),
Zara (2008)
Conference of the birds (2011, Experimental, color, 67')
Controlling and punishment (2014, Feature doc), codirected by Ridha Tlili (Tunisia)


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