Férid Boughedir

Interview with Selma Baccar

Farida Ayari, Férid Boughedir, Guy Hennebelle, 1981

“The International Women’s Year provided me with the opportunity to make it [Fatma 75]. I figured that, for the first Tunisian film entirely devoted to this subject, I must not resort to fiction but make an analytical work. Through this film, I set about demystifying what is called ‘the miracle of Tunisian women’s emancipation’.”