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Nadir Moknèche

(Paris, 1965). One of the most widely known young Algerian filmmakers, he studied Dramatic Art at the Ecole du Théâtre National de Chaillot and the Théâtre du Soleil of Paris, after which he completed his film studies at the New School for Social Research in New York. In 2000, he premiered his first feature film, Le Harem de Madame. OsmaneViva Laldjérie (Madame Osmane’s Harem), which was very well received internationally. His next film was (Viva Algeria, 2004), a portrait of three singular Algerian women who try to evade the restrictions of Islam in their quest for freedom and winner of “La Vague” award for the best feature film at the International Francophone Film Festival in Acadia, as well as other prizes at film festivals in Valencia, Bratislava and Athens. He then directed Délice Paloma (2007) and is presently working on his fourth film, My Name is Gabriel.

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