Kaouther Ben Hania
27.08.1977, Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia
Tunisian director. Studied cinema at La Fémis and Sorbonne. Her first feature, Beauty and the Dogs (2017), premiered in the Un Certain Regard program at Cannes, winning Best Sound Creation Award. Her documentary debut, Challat of Tunis (2014), opened the ACID section at Cannes, while her second documentary, Zaineb Hates the Snow (2016), premiered at Locarno, going on to win several awards.