52nd edition

Mohamed Ben Attia

Mohamed Ben Attia was born in Tunis in 1976. He studied audiovisual communication at Valenciennes after graduating at the Institut de Hautes Études Commerciales (IHEC) in Tunis in 1998. He has directed five short films among which Selma selected in competition at Clermont Ferrand in 2014. His first feature Hedi won two awards at the 2016 Berlinale, Best first film and Silver Bear for Best Actor.