Samy Sidali was born in 1989 in Paris to Moroccan parents. At 18, he moved to London where he studied film at the University of the Arts London, from which he graduated in 2013.He worked for 2 years for the London creative agency BAMM as a director of institutional films and documentaries.In March 2020, he shot his first produced short film, JMAR, in Morocco, with the help of the CNC (advance before production) and a pre-purchase from France 2 (production Mabel Films). The film is pre-selected for the 2023 César Awards - best fiction short film.In June 2021, he shot his second fiction short film A.O.C. with the help of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region (Mabel Films production) which will be broadcast on OCS in 2022 (Mabel Films production).He is currently developing his first feature film, L'Apocalypse Arabe, again with Mabel Films, which he wants to shoot in Mohammedia, Morocco.

Apocalypse Arabe

Mohammedia. One night, the moon is torn apart. Abir realizes that she is now the only one dreaming. She goes to the others to make them dream again.


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