FILMS IN CATALOGUE
Trained as an actor, Lyes Salem directed his first short film, Jean-Farès, in 2001. He then won a number of international awards and the César for Best Short Film in 2005 with 'Cousines'. In 2008, he directed 'Masquerades', which was chosen to represent Algeria in the Oscars and was nominated for the Best First Film César in 2009. 'The Man From Oran' is his second feature film.