Cannes the 22/05/2019
Today, May 22, 2019, the press conference of Carthage Film Festival took place on the Tunisian
cinema pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival.
Chaired by Néjib Ayed, Director General of the festival, the conference presented the 2019 session to journalists, film critics and film industry professionals, attending the world's largest film festival.
Topics discussed included the general guidelines of the festival which is still as militant and committed as the founding fathers intended it to be in 1966.
In addition to the official selection that will undoubtedly be exceptional, given the rich Arab and African production of the year 2019, the conference presented the upcoming activities for the professional platform Carthage Pro. With Chabaka the co-production workshop, Takmil, the works-in-progress projects, the Carthage Talks discussion panels will offer professionals topical subjects, while the Masterclasses will invite three big names in cinema to talk about their art to an audience of students and young film makers. Finally, the big international conference will focus on copyrighting.
The FOCUS section of the JCC will have four countries as guests of honor. Lebanon for the Arab world, Nigeria for Sub-Saharan Africa, Chile for Latin America and Japan for Asia.
The next JCC session will take place from October 26 to November 2, 2019.
Following the programming of Tunisian film Tlamess by Ala Eddine on May 21 at 11:45 am, the Carthage Film Festival JCC announces that its press conference for the 2019 session, scheduled at the Cannes Film Festival on May 21st, is postponed to May 22, 2019 at 11am in the Tunisian Cinema Pavilion, 105 Riviera.