Tunisia has been awarded the Golden Tanit in the 2019 Carthage Film Festival (JCC), for the film “Noura’s Dream” directed by Hinde Boujemaa. It is the second consecutive year that Tunisia has been awarded the JCC’s Golden Tanit which went to Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud’s “Fatwa”.
Prize-winners of the official competition of this 30th edition of the JCC, named after late Nejib Ayed were announced Saturday evening at a ceremony held at the Opera Theatre in Tunis.
The prizes were awarded by the juries of the official competition nominated by the Festival and TV5 Monde Channel, one of the partner institutions of the JCC in the Competition Tahar Cheriaa, Award for the best first work.
Tunisia won a total of three Golden Tanits awarded to two fictions and a documentary, “Noura’s Dream” by Hinde Boujemaa, “True Story” by Amine Lakhnech and “All Come from Dust” by Younes Ben Slimen.
A silver Tanit and bronze Tanit were awarded respectively to Sabry Bouzid’s fiction “Charter” and Fatma Riahi’s “The Absence” documentary.
The various official prizes announced, on Saturday, are awarded at the end of this JCC edition held from October 26 to November 2, 2019.