Mourad Ben Cheikh (Tunisia)

Mourad Ben Cheikh was born in 1964 in Tunis. He lives and exercises his professional activities between Tunisia and Italy. After a brief passage to the institute of the fine arts (School of Fine Arts) of Tunis, he obtains his university degree in disciplines of the arts of the music and the show(entertainment) of the university of Bologna, Italy. In 2002, he made several commercials on the Tunisian and Algerian market. In 2003, he made the movie The Shepherd of stars, a production of CTV services with the support of the Ministry of Culture, the youth and the leisure activities.


  • La memoria sognata
    Italy, 1997
  • Il cinema dei paesi arabi
    Italy, 1997
  • Le Pâtre des étoiles
  • Histoire en Méditerranée
  • Mare Nostrum
  • Une saison entre enfer et paradis
  • Djenné
    52’, Mali, 2008
  • Bobo-Dioulasso
    52’, Burkina Faso, 2008
  • No More Fear/ Plus jamais peur
    72´, Tunisia, 2011

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