Moufida Tlatli, Groundbreaker in Arab Film, Dies at 78

With “The Silences of the Palace,” a story of oppressed women in colonial Tunisia, she was first female director from the Arab world to achieve worldwide acclaim.

Moufida Tlatli, Groundbreaker in Arab Film, Dies at 78
With “The Silences of the Palace,” a story of oppressed women in colonial Tunisia, she was first female director from the Arab world to achieve worldwide acclaim.