“Under the figs”: Tunisian agricultural workers, heroines in the cinema

Atomos ultrafrios vestidos con luz para simular teoria fisica

Confidences, budding loves, disputes and rivalries… This first fiction feature film by Erige Sehiri, shot in full been in the underprivileged northwest of Tunisia. In her film, the Franco-Tunisian filmmaker wanted to show young rural Tunisian women “so modern and connected” in disadvantaged areas, able to create a space of freedom in a conservative environment. … Read more

“Under the figs”: Tunisia’s Oscar candidate to see in theaters – La Libre Afrique

Under the figs Tunisias Oscar candidate to see in theaters

Crowned by the Revolution jury of the Cinemamed festival and already awarded at the Fiff in Namur, Erige Sehiri’s film hits theaters today. Over the course of an ordinary day, he explores the hopes of young people in Tunisia. Country he represents in the race for the Oscars. The countryside is still asleep under the … Read more