• 'As I Open My Eyes': Review
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    'As I Open My Eyes': Review

    2015-11-30T10:33:00Z

    Dir: Leyla Bouzid. France, Belgium, Tunis, UAE, 2015. 102 minutes.

  • Bouzid, Soliman win top prizes at DIFF
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    Bouzid, Soliman win top prizes at DIFF

    2015-12-16T20:11:00Z

    Leyla Bouzid’s As I Open My Eyes won best fiction film in the Muhr Feature competition at this year’s Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), while Mahmood Soliman’s We Have Never Been Kids scooped best non-fiction film and best director.

  • Kino Lorber acquires 'As I Open My Eyes'
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    Kino Lorber acquires 'As I Open My Eyes'

    2016-04-08T22:53:00Z

    The distributor has pounced on North American rights from Doc Film International to Leyla Bouzid’s debut one week before its US premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

  • IFFR Live 2016 launches with 'As I Open My Eyes'
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    IFFR Live 2016 launches with 'As I Open My Eyes'

    2016-01-30T20:17:00Z

    Venice award-winner kicks off second edition of the international live cinema event in Rotterdam.

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    Nouri Bouzid wins best film prize at Taormina

    2007-06-23T13:34:00Z

    Tunisian director Nouri Bouzid's Making Of took the Golden Tauro for best film at the Taormina Film Festival. The Film is part of the Mediterranean competition line up which is the principal competition section at the festival, which, in its 53rd edition has a new format focusing on cinema of the

  • Rotterdam launches second IFFR Live
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    Rotterdam launches second IFFR Live

    2016-01-31T00:01:00Z

    The second edition of the festivals’ hugely ambitious, border crossing IFFR Live launched on Friday with a showing of Leyla Bound’s As I Open My Eyes in 46 screens across 17 countries.

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    Tunisia's Bouzid wins Innsbruck with Arais Al-Tein

    2003-06-24T04:05:00Z

    Tunisian filmmaker Nouri Bouzid's Poupees D'Argile (Arais Al-Tein) picked up three prizes at this year's Innsbruck International Film Festival (June 18-22) which is dedicated to films from South America, Africa and Asia. The international jury, including Austrian filmmaker Andrea Maria Dusl,

  • 'Early Winter' wins Venice Days top prize
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    'Early Winter' wins Venice Days top prize

    2015-09-11T13:19:00Z

    Venice Days winners also include As I Open My Eyes, Lolo and Arianna.

  • Dubai Film Connection hands out prizes
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    Dubai Film Connection hands out prizes

    2013-12-11T17:09:00Z

    The Dubai Film Connection (DFC) handed out $115,000 in prize money on Thursday night, including the top three prizes of $25,000 which went to Ahmed Ibrahim’s Kharouf (Egypt), Leyla Bouzid’s God Protect My Daughter (Tunisia) and Ghada Terawi’s The Forgotten (Palestine).

  • Araf, Hidden Beauties among winners at Abu Dhabi Film Festival
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    Araf, Hidden Beauties among winners at Abu Dhabi Film Festival

    2012-10-20T12:24:00Z

    Araf/Somewhere in Between, directed by Turkey’s Yesim Ustaglu, won the Black Pearl Award for best narrative film at the close of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (Oct 11-20). Nouri Bouzid took best director from the Arab world for Hidden Beauties, about two Tunisian women demanding their rights during