Kalthoum Bornaz, Tunisian screenwriter, film editor and director, Died at 71


Kalthoum Bornaz was born on August 24, 1945, in Tunisia and died on September 3, 2016.

She was a Tunisian screenwriter, film editor, and director who belonged to the first generation of women filmmakers in Tunisia.

She moved from her hometown to France in order to continue her education abroad.

Kalthoum Bornaz worked both in Tunisia and overseas on the development of many feature-length films as an editor and director.

She worked on a various number of feature length motion pictures as a coproducer, assistant producer, film technician, and in many other fields of her expertise.

Kalthoum Bornaz also collaborated with various producers, and filmmakers in the production of a number of films such as Claude Chabrol, Roman Polanski, Randa Chahal-Sabbag.

She not only produced films in collaboration with other directors since she also worked solo in producing documentaries, short films, and feature-length motion pictures.

Kalthoum Bornaz passed away at 71 years old.