Category: w-Arts

Saïd Ben Saïd

Saïd Ben Saïd

| 13 December 2011 | 2 Comments

Born to Tunisian parents on July 11, 1966 in Tunis, Saïd Ben Saïd is a French-Tunisian movie producer and CEO of SBS production company. After finishing his secondary education at Carthage Présidence High School, he moved to France in 1984 where he studied engineering. Following his rejection from the Femis, a film school in Paris, Ben Saïd enrolled at [...]

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Dhafer L’abdine

Dhafer L’abdine

| 18 October 2011 | 1 Comment

Born in Tunis, in 1972, Dhafer L’abdine is a former professional soccer player who currently works as an actor. Since starting his career, Dhafer has had a marked success as an actor both in Britain and the Middle East. Dhafer L’abdine worked for the film “Sex and the City 2,” the Bafta award-winning feature “the Mark of Cain” and [...]

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Sami Fehri

Sami Fehri

| 16 October 2011 | 14 Comments

Born on November 7th, 1971, Sami Fehri is a Tunisian TV host, producer, and director. Fehri’s career started in the 1990s when he worked as a host at the Tunisian radio station RTCI. He then joined Karthago group, then owned by Belhassen Trabelsi, and together they created Cactus Productions. The TV production company gave Sami [...]

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Nabil Karoui

Nabil Karoui

| 16 October 2011 | 2 Comments

Born in Bizerte in 1963, Nabil Karoui is the President and CEO of Maghrebian TV channel Nessma, and Managing Director of Karoui & Karoui Group, specialized in advertising and communications. After he studied Business Management at Sup de Co in Marseille, he joins Xerox Corporation, before returning to Tunis in the early 1990s to work [...]

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Olfa Youssef

Olfa Youssef

| 12 September 2011 | 18 Comments

Olfa Youssef is a Tunisian writer specializing in linguistics, psychology, and Islamic sciences.  Olfa Youssef chose to have her PhD on a very critical subject, “the plurality of meanings of the Qur’an.” Olfa Youssef was not just a scholar, she was also a public figure with several religious programs on national TV and radio, where she [...]

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Tarak Ben Ammar

Tarak Ben Ammar

| 08 September 2011 | 1 Comment

An international movie producer and distributor, Tarak Ben Ammar is the owner of the French production and distribution company Quinta Communications.  He is particularly well-known for producing and distributing artistic films that focus on Mediterranean and North African cultures.  According to his website, his main aim, however, is to, “put Tunisia on the world film [...]

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Nabila Ben Youssef

Nabila Ben Youssef

| 05 September 2011 | 18 Comments

Nabila Ben Youssef left Tunisia in 1995 to settle in Quebec, where she became successful as a comedian. Born in 1963 in Sfax, southern Tunisia, in a modest family, the humorist decided  to enroll at the dance academy. At the age of fifteen, she became interested in politics and joined the  Marxist- Leninist-inspired Far Left Party. [...]

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Balti

Balti

| 05 September 2011 | 0 Comments

Balti, real name Mohamed Saleh, was born on April 10th,  1980 in the Medina (Kasbah), where he was raised. Balti started off his artistic career as a member of the boy band Wled Bled (City Boys). Balti was a multi-talented artist as a rapper, lyricist, and music writer. His first solo effort was an unofficial album [...]

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Nejib Belkadhi

Nejib Belkadhi

| 28 August 2011 | 1 Comment

Nejib Belkadhi  was born on May 11th 1972. He pursued his studies in marketing and management at the High Institute for Business in Carthage before he starts a career in arts. Nejib received his first acting role in Salma Baccar’s film “Hbiba Msika” (Dancer of the Flame) in 1995. In the same year he starred [...]

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Emel Mathlouthi

Emel Mathlouthi

| 27 August 2011 | 0 Comments

Emel Mathlouthi is a young Tunisian singer born on January 11th,  1982 to a humble family.  From an early age, Emel was attracted to the arts.  At the age of seven, she began singing, acting, and dancing in local shows. By the age of ten. Emel started her career as a theatrical actress, but she [...]

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