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Special Screenings - JCC 2017
JCC 2017 du 4 au 11 novembre 2017


EL JAIDA (2017)

Selma Baccar - Tunisia


Four women meet in Dar Joued (a women’s prison) on the eve of Independence day. From different ages and social conditions, they are condemned to live together under the authority and injustice of their jailer: Jaida. They share memories from the outside world, and also the joy, emotions and torment of their daily lives in Dar Jouad.

Technical details

Genre: Feature film
Duration: 110 minutes
Production year: 2017
Country: Tunisia
Casting: Wajiha Jendoubi - Souhir Ben Amara - Fatma Ben Saidane - Salma Mahjoubi Najoua Zouhair - Bilel El Beji - Khaled Houissa - Taoufik El Ayeb - Semia Rhayem - Raouf Ben Amor - Jouda Najeh Abdeltif Khayreddine - Lotfi Abdeli Mohamed Ali Ben Jemâa
Script: Selma Baccar
DOP: Mohamed Maghraoui
Editing: Kehna Attia
Director: Selma Baccar

Selma Baccar is a director of 4 feature films «Fatma 75» (1976), «Hbiba Msika» (1994), «Khochkhach» (2005), as well as several documentaries and television series. In1989, she launched the first Tunisian production company run by a woman.