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Rouge Parole

Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED

Elyes Baccar / Feature Documentary / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / 2011 / 94 min / Colour / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Politics, History, Creative Documentary

Synopsis

The Arab Spring erupted in a country where few would have expected, starting a political earthquake that shook the world. ‘Rouge Parole’ is the story of the Tunisian popular revolution and the expulsion of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, emotionally told by its heroes through both their silence and their clamour, charting Tunisia’s first steps towards democracy.

Credits

Director
Elyes Baccar
Producer
Elyes Baccar

About the Director

Born in Tunis in 1971, Elyes Baccar is a graduate of the Conservatoire Libre du Cinéma Français in Paris. He directed several shorts, plays and documentaries prior to directing his first feature, 'She & He' (2006). He won the Al-Jazeera Documentary Film Festival’s award for best short for ‘Pakistan 7.6’ and his feature documentary 'Wailing Wall' won the Osian Film Festival’s special jury award.

Awards and Festival History


Festivals

Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2011, in Arab Feature Documentary Competition (Qatar)

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Elyes Baccar

    Company: 
    Gaia Production
    Phone: 
    +21653743453
    Email: 
    elyesbac@gmail.com

  • Press Contact

    Joëlle Rubli

    Company: 
    AKKA Films
    Phone: 
    +41223451170
    Email: 
    j.rubli@akkafilms.ch

  • Sales Contact

    Youn Ji

    Company: 
    AUTLOOK Filmsales GmbH
    Phone: 
    +43 720 34 69 34
    Email: 
    youn@autlookfilms.com

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