Faouzi Bensaïdi

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Faouzi Bensaïdi
فوزي بن السعيدي
Born (1967-03-14) 14 March 1967 (age 52)
Meknes, Morocco
OccupationFilm director, actor, screenwriter
Years active1997–present

Faouzi Bensaïdi (Arabic: فوزي بن السعيدي‎; born 14 March 1967) is a Moroccan film director, actor, screenwriter and artist. His film A Thousand Months was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

In 2007 and 2009 he has taken part in the Arts in Marrakech Festival showing and discussing his films and installations.[2]

In 2011, his film Death for Sale premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The film was selected as the Moroccan entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: A Thousand Months". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 8 November 2009.
  2. ^ http://www.aimbiennale.org
  3. ^ ""Mort à Vendre" de Faouzi Bensaidi représentera le Maroc aux Oscars 2013". www.libe.ma. Retrieved 17 August 2012.

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