M. Bouchareb began making short films in the 1980s. His featured film debut came in 1985 with Baton Rouge. Since then his acclaimed films have included Dust of Life (which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995; Little Senegal (which was shown in competition at the 2001 Berlin Film Festival; and Days of Glory, which received the Best Foreign Language Film nomination in 2006 and also won prizes at the Cannes Film Festival. M. Bouchareb's films have a following amongst international cineastes.
'Glory' pic is campaigning for change.(Rachid Bouchareb and British Gurkha Welfare Society usingthe movie "Days of Glory" to equalize the pensions of Gurkha soldiers with British veterans)(Brief article)
Mar 13, 2007; Rachid Bouchareb's hit "Days of Glory;' about North African soldiers who helped liberate France in WWII, effected political...