Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, in agreement with Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, anommé Dora Bouchoucha as Chair of the “SudCinéma Fund” Committee. She succeeds filmmaker Mahmat-Saleh Haroun.

Tunisian film producer, Dora Bouchoucha is
committed to the creation and promotion of
southern cinematography.
With this appointment, the Minister of Culture and Communication
the importance it attaches to missions and to the
the concrete action of the «Fonds Sud Cinéma», whose objective is to
development and promotion of forms of cinematic expression
in the sixty countries for which the conditions for creating such
works are the most difficult to assemble.

Dora Bouchoucha, producer, is today the director of the
Carthage, biennial festival created in 1966 at the initiative of the Tunisian Ministry of Culture, with
for the purpose of bringing the rising stars of the
cinematography from the South. In 1997, she also created the workshops Sud écriture, supported by
by the Ministry of Culture and Communication (CNC) and intended to
develop the training and practice of screenwriters from southern countries. Ms
BOUCHOUCHA herself teaches cinema at the Institut Supérieur des Arts Multimédia de la
Manouba (Tunis).
The pedagogical work of Dora BOUCHOUCHA at the service of Southern cinematography is
naturally nourishes from her own experience as a producer who led her to work too
documentary as well as short and feature fiction films – including
the films Sabrya, by Abderrahmane Sissako (medium film selected at the Mostra de
Venice), Men’s Season, by Moufida Tlatli, Barakat, Jamila Sahraoui (awarded
the 20th edition of the FESPACO Festival in Ouagadougou) or Satin Rouge, in Raja