Tunisia Australia Project

Screening and discussion at Dar Ben Gacem

DocumentaryThe Medina of Tunis, a Multi-Heritage City
Event dateThursday 20 July 2023
LocationThe rooftop, Dar Ben Gacem, Kahia

This event was presented and fully funded by Boutique Hotel Dar Ben Gacem.

This event aimed at highlighting the output of the collaboration by sharing one of the three documentaries that were developed by the Jusour project. 

The attendees included members of the project team, documentary contributors and speakers, heritage institutions, local NGO’s, and schools of architecture: ENAU/ESAD, journalists and Ghostprod team.

The event was organised and presented by Dr. Majdi Faleh, Leila Ben Gacem and Dr. Nourchen Ben Fatma. 

After the screening, a rich debate session took place. The attendees highlighted the issues regarding the valorization of Tunisian heritage and discussed the initiatives that could allow for urban revival. The screening allowed for the recognition of medina’s history and heritage to researchers worldwide.

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Photos courtesy of Fatma Chaffai Brigui