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