Fyzal Boulifa

Fyzal Boulifa

Director, UNITED KINGDOM

Presentation

Writer and director Fyzal Boulifa was born in Leicester (England) in 1985. His short films The Curse (2012), which was nominated for a BAFTA, and Rate Me (2015) both won the Illy Prize for Best Short Film at the Semaine de la Critique at the Festival de Cannes and went on to be selected for the Sundance Film Festival, among many others. Boulifa has participated in the Cannes Cinéfondation and Berlinale Talents Campus, and was named a Star of Tomorrow by Screen magazine. Lynn + Lucy (2019), which had its premiere at the San Sebastián International Film Festival, marks his feature-length directorial debut.