Tunis Events Calendar: Week of October 28-November 3, 2019

Main photo: Rooftop of an art gallery of the Académie des jeunes créateurs in Sidi Bou Said, August 29, 2019. Photo by Fadil Aliriza.

Tunis Events Calendar: Week of October 28-November 3, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Tunis – Meshkal news team

Every Monday, Meshkal compiles a calendar of political, cultural, and economic events taking place in Tunis for the week. No events included appear to require an entry fee except for the JCC Carthage Film Festival. Some events are announced during the week and so may not be included at the time the events calendar is published.

Monday, October 28:

9:00? — Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas continues a two-day official visit begun on Sunday, October 27.

9:00 – Tunisia’s minister of agriculture and its minister of finance are set to speak at an event hosted by the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fishing (UTAP) on the topic of raising awareness about a compensation fund available for agricultural damage due to natural disasters. Location: Hotel Mechtel Golden Tulip.

14:30 – Continuation of the JCC Carthage Film Festival, an annual international film festival held in Tunis. Films are being screened in multiple cinemas across Tunis until November 2, while workshops and panel discussions on topics related to film and cinema are also taking place. For a full program of film listings, check the online website.

Tuesday, October 29:

14:30 – Continuation of the JCC Carthage Film Festival, an annual international film festival held in Tunis. Films are being screened in multiple cinemas across Tunis until November 2, while workshops and panel discussions on topics related to film and cinema are also taking place. For a full program of film listings, check the online website.

Wednesday, October 30:

14:30 – Continuation of the JCC Carthage Film Festival, an annual international film festival held in Tunis. Films are being screened in multiple cinemas across Tunis until November 2, while workshops and panel discussions on topics related to film and cinema are also taking place. For a full program of film listings, check the online website.

17:30 – Lecture by anthropologist Berkahoum Ferhati on the topic of “The Sociopolitical construction of of the myth of the woman termed ‘l’ouled Naïl’ in Algeria (1830-1962)”. Lecture will be in French. Location: IRMC

18:00 – A debate is being held on the topic of “What are the lessons of the 2019 election? What do we need to fix?” moderated by pundit Haythem el Mekki and hosted by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. Location: Le 4ème Art, 27, Avenue de Paris, Tunis

Thursday, October 31:

9:00 – Protest planned by unemployed agricultural engineers in front of the Ministry of Agriculture.

14:30 – Continuation of the JCC Carthage Film Festival, an annual international film festival held in Tunis. Films are being screened in multiple cinemas across Tunis until November 2, while workshops and panel discussions on topics related to film and cinema are also taking place. For a full program of film listings, check the online website.

Friday, November 1:

9:00 – Opening of a two-day conference on Open Data hosted by a group called Cartographie Citoyenne with the support of the Rose Luxemburg Foundation’s North Africa Office. Preregistration required at the website.

14:30 – Continuation of the JCC Carthage Film Festival, an annual international film festival held in Tunis. Films are being screened in multiple cinemas across Tunis until November 2, while workshops and panel discussions on topics related to film and cinema are also taking place. For a full program of film listings, check the online website.

Saturday, November 2:

9:00 – Second day of a two-day conference on Open Data hosted by a group called Cartographie Citoyenne with the support of the Rose Luxemburg Foundation’s North Africa Office. Preregistration required at the website.

14:30 – Final day of the JCC Carthage Film Festival, an annual international film festival held in Tunis. Films are being screened in multiple cinemas across Tunis until November 2, while workshops and panel discussions on topics related to film and cinema are also taking place. For a full program of film listings, check the online website.