Raja Amari

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Raja Amari
Raja Amari official photo by Cyril Holtz.jpg
Raja Amari official photo
Born (1971-04-04) April 4, 1971 (age 43)
Tunis, Tunisia
Nationality Tunisian
Occupation Film director

Raja Amari (born 4 April 1971) is a Tunisian film director.[1]


Born in Tunis, Amari trained in dance at the Conservatoire de Tunis, gaining first prize in dance in 1992.[1] She also studied Italian at the Società Dante D'Alighieri in Tunis, studied French at the University of Tunis, and wrote for the Tunisian film magazine Cinécrits before going to study film at FEMIS in Paris in 1995. [2] Her film Satin rouge was screened at la Berlinale 2002. Buried secrets was an official selection at the 2009 Venice International Film Festival.


  • Le Bouquet [The Bouquet], 1995
  • Avril [April], 1998
  • Un soir de juillet [One Evening in July], 2000
  • Red Satin, 2002
  • Sur le traces de l'oubli [Seekers of Oblivion], [DOC] 2004
  • Dowaha / Les secrets [Buried Secrets], 2009
  • Tunisian Spring, 2014


  1. ^ a b Rebecca Hillauer (2005). Encyclopedia Of Arab Women Filmmakers. American University in Cairo Press. pp. 370–75. ISBN 978-977-424-943-3. Retrieved 26 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Stacey Weber-Feve (28 February 2010). Re-Hybridizing Transnational Domesticity and Femininity: Women's Contemporary Filmmaking and Lifewriting in France, Algeria, and Tunisia. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 104–5. ISBN 978-0-7391-3451-1. Retrieved 26 June 2012. 

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