Mehdi Fikri


Mehdi Fikri grew up in the suburbs of Paris. He worked as a journalist for ten years, including the newspaper L’Humanité. He wrote about social struggles, drug trafficking and police violence. He is now working as a screenwriter and director and is developing his first feature film.


Films by this director

4 AM

(Descente, France, 2021)

Directed by: Mehdi Fikri
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sébastien Goepfert

France, November 2015. After the Paris terror attacks, the state of emergency is introduced to facilitate police force action. It is 4 AM. A policewoman helps her colleagues to conduct a search, but soon realizes that things are not proceeding the way they are supposed to. The film premiered at the Venice Int’l Film Festival. Subtitles: EN, HR

b/w, 11'
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