Nabil Ayouch

Nabil Ayouch at IFFR

Nabil AYOUCH (1969, France) started his career making commercials. After his successful debut Mektoub (1997), he founded Ali 'n' Productions, a production company with which he helped young filmmakers develop. He decided to settle in Morocco. In 2006, he launched Meda Films Development, to support filmmakers from countries on the southern side of the Mediterranean. His fourth feature, Horses of God (2012), was screened in the prestigious Un Certain Regard competition at Cannes. Much Loved (2015) is banned in Morocco due to its content.


Les pierres bleues du désert (1992, short), Hertzienne connexion (1993, short), Vendeur de silence (1995, short), Mektoub (1997), Ali Zaoua, prince de la rue/Ali Zaouia: Prince of the Streets (2000), Une minute de soleil en moins/A Minute of Sun Less (2003, TV), Whatever Lola Wants (2008), My Land (2011, doc), Les chevaux de Dieu/Horses of God (2012), Much Loved (2015), Razzia (2017)

Nabil Ayouch at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR