Cultural Partner

Principal Partner

Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

The Bottom of the Pit (Kaa El Bir)

Arab Short Film Competition

للترجمة العربية اضغط على

Moez Ben Hassen / Short Narrative / Tunisia / 2011 / 14 min / Colour / 35 mm
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Social Issues
MENA Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.


  • Playing in: Arab Shorts Comp 1
  • Wed, Oct 26, 09:30 PM, ()
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  • Fri, Oct 28, 05:30 PM, ()
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Lotfi, invaded by despair, thinks about suicide but finds himself engulfed in a nightmare in which he sees his mother suffer the consequences of his terrible decision.

About the Directors

Born in Sfax in 1972, higher education in the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis between 1993 and 1997, and studied screenwriting and directing at the film institute in Maghreb between 1994 and 1997. First assistant director since 1999 with Carthago Films with great directors like Giuseppe Tornatore and Jean Jacques Annaud on "Black Gold". Author and director 2011: "The Bottom of the Pit." Writer of a short film called "The Gate of Forgiveness" by Italian director Francesco Sperandeo has so far had 27 awards.


Moez Ben Hassen
Foued Gharbi
Imed Lassoued
Anes Saadi
Lassaad Oueslati
Firas Trabelsi
Enrico Lucidi
Dalila Meftehi, Mohamed Sessi Ghorbeli, Rabia Tlili, Hanen El Aifa, Nisaf Ben Hafsia, Mohamed Sayari

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