Private Project

Hajar el bez

During the two days of the feast of sidi mhamed benaouda in the wilaya of relizane a film crew discreetly followed a group of children to know the roll of children in this spiritual cultural touristic and economic event of the city of sidi mhamed benaouda who is held every year during the last week of September

  • Belkhoudir Dalil
  • Belkhoudir Dalil
  • Belkhoudir Dalil
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    4 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 3, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
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  • The international festival of short documentary film
    November 4, 2019
    The winner the first classified
Director Biography - Belkhoudir Dalil

Biography of director and visual artist Dalil Belkhoudir

General information:

Dalil Belkhoudir is a contemporary Algerian-Italian director and visual artist.

He was born in Annaba, in the northeast of Algeria, on October 17, 1972

He moved to the Italian capital, Rome, in the late 1980s, where he joined La Sapienza University and studied at the Department of Earth Sciences, where he obtained a doctorate in geology in 2000.

He was active in the cultural field in the Italian capital, Rome, and was involved in the cultural association "Politecnico XX Arte". Where he organized and participated in numerous personal and collective exhibitions in Italy and in many other European countries.
Multidisciplinary, he is simultaneously a sculptor, painter, photographer, actor and director.
He was notably famous for his gigantic art installations in many European capitals and for his numerous theatrical scenarios, notably at the "Tinda" theater in Florence, Italy, from 1996 to 1998. He is also considered the founder of the Art Action movement in Italy. at the end of the nineties.
He has participated in many international festivals, the most important of which was his participation in the 53rd edition of the Venice Film Festival in 1996.
He starred in a number of Italian and international films, including:
- Daylight directed by Rob Cohen in 1996
-The historical film Marquise was directed by French director Vera Belmont in 1997
He has many contributions to the field of fine art:
In Sicily Fiumara by Arte Pettineo 1995
Group exhibition Preserviamoci Rome 1995
And other artistic events.
Back in Algeria, he devoted his last years to training Algerian youth in the visual arts.
In 2019, as part of the technical workshops dedicated to young people, he directed the first "green" film in the history of Algerian cinema "Backward", a film entirely made using solar panels as the only source of energy and treating of the issue of illegal immigration, which is a topical issue in this part of the Mediterranean.
In 2019 he also participated in the International Documentary Film Festival "Sidi Mohamed Ben Aouda" and won the Grand Prix Golden Forage Award for his documentary film "La Pierre du Buzzer".
And at the beginning of 2020, and with the outbreak of the Corona virus and the resulting closure of performance halls and the complete cessation of all cultural activities, globally, the first virtual international short film festival was created in Algeria (Domum Festival), which was a great success.
Rich in this extraordinary experience and in view of the exceptional health situation that continues, he decides to create the first international monthly virtual festival of short films in Algeria (the International Digital Gate Festival for Short Film), which imposes itself on the local and international cultural landscape stage from one edition to another as one of the main cultural events, And it continues until today, and more than 6,000 short films from 137 countries of the world have participated in it in 33 consecutive monthly editions without interruption.
It is considered the longest cinematic event in the history of Algerian cinema.
It is the first eco-friendly festival, as the festival management plants a number of trees per month which corresponds to the number of films participating in each session of the festival, and it offers many activities, all inspired by the United Nations 2030 Agenda. and the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals.
The members of the committees and permanent ambassadors of the Digital Gate International Short Film Festival come from 17 different nationalities around the world.
The Digital Gate International Short Film Festival is the longest film event in the history of Algeria and the first monthly short film festival in Algeria, the Arab world and Africa.Monthly sessions of the festival.
He is also president of the Association of Arts for the Cultural Promotion

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