Leyla Bouzid
Leyla Bouzid is a Tunisian born and raised filmmaker who awards for her early short films before making a name with her 2015 feature film AS I OPEN MY EYES, which premiered in Venice Days and won the Muhr Fiction Feature award at the Dubai International Film Festival. Her seductive 2021 follow-up feature, A TALE OF LOVE AND DESIRE, was heralded as one of the major discoveries of last year’s Cannes Film Festival and went on to play in official selection at the Toronto, London and Sydney film festivals and earn three nominations at the Lumière Awards in January.