Ferid Boughedir, the Child of the Terraces
Ferid Boughedir was born in 1944 in Hammam Lif, and is a director, critic and film historian.
His first film, Halfaouine, the Child of the Terraces, is the best known in the world.
A journalist with the magazine “Jeune Afrique” in 1971, Ferid Boughedir is professor of cinema at the
He first published as a film critic articles on the history of African and Arab cinema. He directed two feature-length documentaries in the Official Selection at
In 1992, Boughedir became managing director at the 14th session of the JCC. He has been a member of the official jury at