LE MARTYRE DES SEPT MOINES DE TIBHIRINE
75 minutes, 2012
Directors : Malik AIT–AOUDIA (Algeria) et Séverine LABAT (France)
Production : Peacock Productions (France)
For the first time, with the rigor of a criminal investigation, based on verifiable facts and exclusive testimonies repeatedly corroborated by heads of the GIA (Groupe islamique armé), senior officers of the Algerian army, members of French and Algerian governments and members of the intelligence services on both sides of the Mediterranean, “Le martyre des sept moines de Tibhirine” reveals in “World in Action” style the underside of a drama that continues to haunt the world’s conscience.
Malik AIT–AOUDIA is journalist, director and producer. In 1997 he made “Gouverner c’est choisir!” for ARTE. Subsequently, he worked as a writer for shows such as “De quoi j’me mêle” and “Mots croisés”. At the same time he was making documentaries about delinquent crime and justice for minors, for street children…
Passionate about, consumed by the Arab world, particularly Algeria, he has made many films on the subject, including “Autopsie d’une tragédie : Algérie 1988-2000”. In 2006, he created a production company Peacock in Algeria and France.
Séverine LABAT is a CNRS researcher and a film-maker. She studied political science, and since 1997 has worked at the Paris branch of the CNRS / CADIS as a specialist in urban violence in France, in the Arab World (Algeria, Palestine), and human migration. In 2003 she won the FIGRA Best Investigation Award for co-directing the film ” Vol AF 8969, Paris-Alger : histoire secrète d’un détournement”.