06/12/2011

Nouzha Drissi, founder of FIDADOC, died in a tragic car accident

Industry, Morocco

Nouzha Drissi, founder of FIDADOC, died in a tragic car accident

Nouzha Drissi, founder of the FIDADOC Documentary Festival in Agadir died in a traffic accident that took place in Casablanca on Sunday 4th of December.

“Nouzha was friend. She was an extremely sensitive woman, a real artist. We were working on a docu-fiction on the Sahara. She will miss us tremendously. She succeeded in the extraordinary task to introduce the art of documentary in the Moroccan audiovisual landscape”, Moroccan filmmaker Latif Lahlou declared to Aufaitmaroc.

Nouzha took part to the First Regional Conference of the Euromed Audiovisual Programme in Tunis on 14th and 15th of November, where she participated to a panel on the promotion of Arab movies. Recently she has been working for the Euromed Audiovisual Programme, coaching a cross media workshop of the Dia Sud Med project in ESAV, the Marrakesh Visual Arts School.

FIDA DOC 2009 from Philippe Rouget on Vimeo.

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