Samir Benchick was born in Algeria and, after having studied psychology and cinema, moved to the Ivory Coast where, in 2008, he made his directing debut with a short documentary, followed in 2010 by Mètres carrés, shot in France. In 2012 Sababou was his first feature film, again a documentary. He is currently working on his first fiction feature film, Bahia.
2019 – Rasta, sf
2018 – Petit bilal, sf
2012 – Sababou, ff (doc)
2010 – Mètres carrés, sf (doc)
2008 – Côte d’ivoire, journal intime, sf (doc)