Kaouther Ben Hania
Kaouther ben hania 2024

The accomplished Tunisian director, Kaouther Ben Hania, boasts two Oscar nominations, a testament to her exceptional cinematic prowess. Her groundbreaking work consistently earns international acclaim. In the highly competitive main competition of the Cannes Film Festival in 2023, her poignant film "Four Daughters" not only stood out but also clinched the prestigious l'Oeil d'Or. Additionally, it has earned a nomination for Best Documentary at the 2024 Academy Awards. In 2021, "The Man Who Sold His Skin" garnered an Oscar nomination in the category of Best International Feature, adding another remarkable achievement to Kaouther's portfolio. Furthermore, it secured the Best Actor prize at the 2020 Venice Film Festival's Horizons Section. In 2017, her work "Beauty and the Dogs" was distinguished with the Best Sound Creation Award at Cannes' Un Certain Regard. Her debut at Cannes' ACID section in 2014 with "Challat of Tunis" marked an early milestone in her successful career. Kaouther's talents extend beyond feature films. Her documentaries and shorts, including "Zaineb Hates the Snow" and "Wooden Hand," have consistently garnered acclaim and thrived in international festivals.