“"Tunisia seen by ..." is the first cinematographic event in Tunisia that hosts seven directors from around the world, united by their love for Tunisia expressed through cinematographic works” said Hichem Ben Ammar, Director of the Cinematheque, in presence of many Tunisian and foreign filmmakers like the Tunisian-Italian director, Christophe Cotteret who will present on this occasion his film "Démocratie année zéro" and Said Kasmi with his film "La Tunisie de Jacques Pérez".
Film lovers will discover also the film "Béatrice un siècle" by Hajer Charf in a special projection on Saturday, December 22, 2018, in tribute to the activist who passed away in September, late Beatrice Salama, in presence of members of his family and the film crew. On this occasion, Hichem Ben Ammar reviewed the most important events organized by the Cinematheque during the year 2018, which represents for him, a major event in the history of Tunisian cinema.
The Cinematheque, he underlined, is an old dream dear to all Tunisian filmmakers who waited for years to see it come true, recalling in this context the inauguration on March 21, 2018 of this institution the same day of the inauguration of the City of Culture.
The Cinematheque has presented throughout the year numerous films and invited several great Tunisian Arab and foreign directors in an approach to promote the national cinematography.
The first quarter of 2019 will be marked in particular by meetings with the most known figures of Tunisian and international cinema in addition to a very rich cinematographic program.