Nejib Belkadhi

Born in Tunis, Najib began an acting career in film and theatre after studying Business and Marketing. He started his first steps as a director on Television at Canal + Horizons in 1999. In 2002, he founded Propaganda Productions with his friend Imed Marzouk who later became his producer. In 2005 he directed his first short fiction movie called "Tsawer" The film was selected in more than 30 festivals across 11 countries.
In 2006, his documentary VHS-KAHLOUCHA was selected in more than 50 festivals, including a world premiere at Cannes Film Festival and a selection at the official competition at Sundance Film Festival and FID Marseille. The film won 7 awards in different festivals. In 2013, his first feature film BASTARDO world-premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and was selected for the official competition at CINEMED Montpellier in 2014. 30 festivals later, the film won 11 international awards.
In 2014, he released his second feature documentary 71⁄2, shot three years earlier before the first free elections in Tunisia.