Bouzid has joined the ranks Arab female filmmakers worth keeping tabs on.
— Kareem Aftab, IndieWire
As I Open My Eyes
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.