Mehdi Hmili

Biography
Mehdi Hmili was born in Tunis and graduated from the Paris Film School. Whilst in France, he directed his trilogy in black and white about love and exile X-Moment (2009), Li-La (2011), and The Night Of Badr (2012). His latest first feature film is Thala Mon Amour, a drama that takes place in the village of Thala during the Tunisian Revolution. Mehdi Hmili is also a popular poet in Tunisia known for his poems against the regime of Ben Ali. He lives between Tunis, Paris and Cairo.