29 minutes, 2016
Director: Shelby BEN BRAHIM (Tunisia)
Production: Association Santé Sud (France), Picandcom (Tunisia)
From the family abuse to the abuse of medical staff, through the judgment that children suffer, “Solo” is a documentary film that presents the situation of single mothers in Tunisia. It brings together poignant accounts of these women and interviews with the authorities (public and religious), actors of associations, medical or academic advisor.
This film was made in March 2016 by Health South, with the financial support of the French Development Agency and the European Union, as part of a project to better social and professional integration of single mothers in the Maghreb.
Shelby BEN BRAHIM
Born in 1977 in Zarzis in southern Tunisia, and fascinated by the image from young age, Shelby BEN BRAHIM is photographer.
She began her career as graphic designer at Xelios North Africa, leading company in the field of strong authentication and computer security, then she was promoted as artistic director.
In 2013, in company with Akram SAKJI, photographer and director of photography, they create an audiovisual production agency focused Picandcom communication, based in Sousse in Tunisia. The same year she made his first TV commercial on behalf of the Mövenpick Resort & Marine Spa Sousse.
Since the creation of the agency, Shelby BEN BRAHIM directed and participated in the creation of several TV commercials, corporate videos and recordings of cultural events.
In 2015, following the bombing of Sousse, he collaborated with BBC News and France 3 for coverage and BBC Panorama for the reconstruction of this tragic event. “Solo” is his first documentary as a director.