Middle East - North Africa Film Series Spring 2017

Rouge Parole

Rouge Parole: Directed by Elyes Baccar (2011 / 96 min.)

Elyes Baccar’s 2011 documentary, Rouge Parole, documents the uprising of the Tunisian people, beginning with the suicide of political activist, Mohamed Bouazizi, ultimately leading to the resignation and exile of long-time President, Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.  Rogue Parole documents Baccar’s travels through multiple cities and regions of Tunisia, intent on exposing the events that changed Tunisia’s history, from various points of view.