Bouzid has joined the ranks Arab female filmmakers worth keeping tabs on.

— Kareem Aftab, IndieWire

As I Open My Eyes

Film • Jul 12

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This film is a part of our Foreign Focus series.

Director: Leyla Bouzid

A few months before the revolution in Tunisia, 18 year-old Farah has a passion for life and sings in a political rock band. Her mother, knowing the dangers of Tunisia, wants her to pursue a career as a doctor.

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2015. Tunisia, France, Belgium, United Arab Emirates. 102 minutes. This film is unrated. Arabic and French with English subtitles.