Arts & Artists
Tlatli, Moufida

(1947- )

Moufida Tlatli was raised in Tunisia. After graduating from the editing department at IDHEC in 1968, she went back to live in Tunisia in 1972. Her name appears on the credits of many of the most important Arab films made from 1970 to 1990. In 1993, she directed her first feature film, "The Silences of the Palace," which gained her international acclaim as a director. The film was selected for the "Directors Fortnight" at Cannes 1994 and received a "Special Mention" for the Camera d'Or award. "The Season of Men" is her second feature film.