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Assia Djebbar (1936–2015)

Assia Djebbar was born on June 30, 1936 in Cherchell, Algeria as Fatima-Zohra Imalayène. She was a director, known for La nouba des femmes du mont Chenoua (1979), La zerda ou Les chants de l'oubli (1983) and Le cercle de minuit (1992). She was married to Malek Alloula and Ahmed Ould-Rouïs. She died on February 6, 2015 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 78) in Paris, France

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 2008 Ce soir (ou jamais!) (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 January 2008 (2008) ... Herself (as Assia Djebar)
 2007 Thé ou café (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 December 2007 (2007) ... Herself (as Assia Djebar)
 2003 Double je (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 23 October 2003 (2003) ... Himself (as Assia Djebar)
 1997 Le cercle de minuit (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 June 1997 (1997) ... Herself (as Assia Djebar)

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Other Works:

Book: " Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement". Paris: Éditions des femmes. See more »

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Académie Française

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Assia Djebar

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She studied in Paris, then returned to Algeria after it won independence in 1962. In Algiers, she taught history, French literature and cinema. After directing several films in Algeria, she returned to France. See more »

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