- Akika, Ali
- (February 15, 1945, Gigel, Algeria-)He arrived in France in 1965. After landing a master's of science in economics, he taught economics and management for six years in several Parisian high schools. As Ali Mocki, he wrote a study on Algerian cinema since the independence of Algeria (text published in 1973-1975 in Les Cahiers du Cinéma). He met two critics of the Cahiers, Serge Le Péron and Jean Narboni, with whom he directed his first film.Filmography1976 ◘ L'Olivier (documentary; co-director with Guy Chapouillié, Danièle Dubroux, Serge Le Péron, Jean Narboni, Dominique Villain)◘ Voyage en Capital (co-director with Anne-Marie Autissier)◘ Larmes de Sang (documentary; co-director with Anne-Marie Autissier; France / Algeria)1981 ◘ Iran, un Printemps en Hiver (documentary; also screenwriter)◘ 1986 Shiwana, Namibia (short; also screenwriter)1997 ◘ Les Laboureurs de la Mémoire (documentary; also screenwriter)2005 ◘ Isabelle Eberhardt ou La Volupté de la Liberté (documentary; also screenwriter)2007 ◘ Laissez-les grandir ici! (documentary; co-director only)Television Filmography1981 ◘ Paroles et Pouvoir en Iran (documentary; medium-length; also screenwriter)1986 ◘ Shiwana, Namibia (documentary; short; also screenwriter)1995 ◘ L'Algérie dévoilée (documentary; also screenwriter)2002 ◘ Enfants d'Octobre (documentary; also screenwriter)2004 ◘ Jean Sénac, le Forgeron du Soleil (documentary; also screenwriter)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.