Mounia Meddour was born in 1978 in Moscow and raised in Algeria. At the age of 18, she moved to France with her family. Mounia studied Journalism and Film in Paris, where she also joined the summer directing program at La Fémis. Her short film EDWIGE won the Ciné+ Award at the Saint-Jean-de-Luz Festival and the UniFrance Short Film Award. PAPICHA is her first feature.
Filmography: Edwige (2012), Cinéma algérien, un nouveau souffle (2011), La cuisine en héritage (2010)