Rouge Parole

Rouge Parole
Director: Elyes Baccar

Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar, Documentary, 2011, 94 min, arabic with english subtitles, V
The Arab Revolution erupted in a country that few had expected, starting a political earthquake that shook the whole world. “Rouge Parole” is the story of the Tunisian popular revolution and the expulsion of President Ben Ali, emotionally told by its heroes through both their silence and their clamour, charting Tunisia’s first steps towards democracy.
2012 – Best Documentary Film Award in the “Windows on the World” competition at the African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival (Milan, Italy).
About the director:
Elyes Baccar (born in 1971 in Tunisia) is a Tunisian filmmaker. He is a graduate of the Open Conservatory of French Cinema in Paris (France). E. Baccar has directed several short films, documentaries and plays. In 2006, he won the Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival‘s (Doha, Qatar) Best Short Film Award for “Pakistan 7.6” (2006). In 2009 he made feature film „Wailing Wall“ (Mur de lamentations, 2009) which won the Special Jury Prize at the Osian‘s-Cinefan Film Festival (New Delhi, India). 
Section: Identity

Screenplay: Elyes Baccar

Dir. of Photography: Elyes Baccar

Music: Sofyann Ben Youssef