1947 (age 70–71)|
Sidi Bou Saïd, French Tunisia
|Occupation||Film director, film editor, politician|
Moufida Tlatli (Tunisian Arabic: مفيدة التلاتلي; born 1947) is a Tunisian film director. She was the first Arab woman to direct a full feature-length film (The Silences of the Palace) in the Arab World.
She was born in Sidi Bou Saïd suburb of the capital Tunis in 1947. She said that she discovered her love to cinema with the help of her philosophy teacher.
She directed her first featured-film The Silences of the Palace in 1994. The film was acclaimed critically and won several awards : Cannes Film Festival's Golden Camera, the Golden Tanit of Carthage, British Film Institute Awards' Sutherland Trophy, Toronto Film Festival's International Critics' Award and Istanbul International Film Festival's Golden Tulip.
- "Festival de Cannes: The Season of Men". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-10-15.
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