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Manca Moro

Tunisia / French, Italian, Arabic / 90 min 0 sec

 

Director: Rim Temimi

Producer: Dora Bouchoucha, Lina Chaabane

 

Synopsis:

Born to an Algerian father and a Sicilian mother in Tunisia, I have always been wealthy of three cultures. This motherland is where were born my Algerian ancestors when it was called Ifriqya but also my Sicilian grand-parents whose parents were part of the important migration flux of the beginning of the last century. A reservoir of the workforce by the thousands reached the shores of this « promised land ».

A hundred years later, I embark on a quest to rediscover my Sicilian family, exiled for the past sixty years, scattered between Italy and France.

 

Director:

Rim Temimi: 

Rim is a photographer, researcher, and archivist of Tunisian History, art, and Culture. She has taken part in many international photo exhibitions. Manca Moro is her first experience in cinema.

 

Producer:

Dora Bouchoucha:

Dora Bouchoucha has been a film producer since 1995. She has produced and co-produced several Award-winning documentaries, short and feature films. Dora Bouchoucha founded the Carthage Film Festival Projects’ workshop in 1992 and Takmil in 2014. She also founded the SUD ECRITURE workshops in 1997, which she has been running since. Dora Bouchoucha is actively involved in training and promotion for southern cinema. She was a permanent member of the International Rotterdam Festival CineMart Board for more than ten years and was a consultant for Arab and African films for the selection board of Venice Film Festival from 2007 to 2011.

Lina Chaabane:

Lina Chaabane studied modern languages and international studies at South Bank Polytechnic in London and is a producer at Nomadis Images since 1997. She has been working actively since then in the field of cinema in Tunisia as a producer of short, feature and documentary films. She has also translated many scripts and subtitles of Tunisian and foreign films from and to French and English. Her credits as line producer and producer include the award-winning feature films by Raja Amari “Satin Rouge”, “Buried Secrets” and “Foreign Body” and by Mohamed Ben Attia “Inhebbek Hedi” and “Weldi”, the documentaries “It was better tomorrow” by Hinde Boujemaa, “Cursed be the phosphate” and “On the crossbar” by Sami Tlili, “Railwaymen” by Erige Sehiri and many others. She was an artistic director on the documentaries “A doomed generation” by Nasreddine Ben Maati and “The face of God” by Bahram Aloui.