Algerian director Latifa Said won the 1st prize of the SiRAR Fund at the Aubagne International Film Festival in France. She then directed her short film, Jours Intranquilles (Unquiet Days), produced by Le Grec in 2016. The film got selected at more than 20 festivals and won several awards. In 2017, Said directed Wasteland (Terrain Vague) that screened at over 70 festivals and received more than 15 awards. Her recent directing credits include the short film La Chambre (The Room) and the documentary Tahiti. Said is currently working on her feature film directorial debut, Plus Longue Sera La Nuit (Longer Will Be The Night), in Algeria.