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Eddine Ala Slim

Tunisia

Biography

*1982, Sousse, Tunisia. Lives and works in Tunis, Tunisia.
A video and filmmaker, Ala Eddine Slim has directed three short films, L’automne, Une nuit parmi les autres and The Stadium, as well as a feature-length documentary, Babylon, the latter with Ismaël and Youssef Chebbi. In 2010, during the uprising and subsequent repression of the people in Tunisia, he directed Journal d’un homme important, a four-part video series, followed by a second series titled Journal d’une femme importante. In terms of form and content alike, Ala Eddine Slim's work is highly experimental. It has garnered numerous international awards (FID Marseille, DocLisboa, among others) and has been shown in festivals and art centers throughout the world (MoMA, New York; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Tabakalera, Clermont Ferrand, to cite just a few).


Filmography:
Journal d'un homme important (8', Tunisia, 2010)
Journal d'une femme importante (8', Tunisia, 2010)
Babylon (119', Tunisia, 2012)

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Babylon

Babylon (Orig.) / 2012 / Tunisia / 119 min

After the insurrection erupted in Libya in the spring of 2012, more than a million people flocked to neighboring Tunisia in search of a safe haven from the escalating violence...

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