Alexandria International Film Festival

Best First Feature (International) [Winner] (1998)


La vie de Jésus (1997)

Amiens International Film Festival

Golden Unicorn [Winner] (1985)

Best Film

Bâton Rouge (1985)

Banff Television Festival

Banff Rockie Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Made-for-TV Movie
France

London River (2009)

Bastia Mediterranean Film Festival

Critics Prize [Winner] (1998)


Vivre au paradis (1998)

Critics Prize [Winner] (1996)


Kolonel Bunker (1996)

Berlin International Film Festival

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (2014)


Two Men in Town (2014)

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention [Winner] (2009)

Competition

London River (2009)

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (2009)


London River (2009)

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (2004)

Best Short Film

Le vilain petit poussin (2004)

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (2001)


Little Senegal (2000)

Brussels International Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (1997)


West Beyrouth (À l'abri les enfants) (1998)

Cannes Film Festival

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (2010)


Hors la loi (2010)

François Chalais Award [Winner] (2006)


Indigènes (2006)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (2006)


Indigènes (2006)

Award of the Youth [Winner] (1991)

French Film

Cheb (1991)

Perspectives du Cinéma Award [Winner] (1991)


Cheb (1991)

Chicago International Film Festival

Silver Hugo [Winner] (2006)

Jury Special Prize

Indigènes (2006)

Audience Choice Award [Winner] (2006)

Best Feature

Indigènes (2006)

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Special Mention of the Jury [Winner] (1984)


Peut-être la mer (1984)

Cologne Mediterranean Film Festival

Jury Prize [Winner] (2001)


Little Senegal (2000)

César Awards, France

César [Nominee] (2017)

Best Film (Meilleur film)

Ma Loute (2016)

César [Nominee] (2012)

Best Adapted Screenplay (Meilleure adaptation)

Omar m'a tuer (2011)

César [Winner] (2007)

Best Original Screenplay (Meilleur scénario original)

Indigènes (2006)

César [Nominee] (2007)

Best Film (Meilleur film)

Indigènes (2006)

César [Nominee] (2007)

Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)

Indigènes (2006)

Damascus Film Festival

Golden Award [Winner] (2010)

Feature Film

Hors la loi (2010)

Special Jury Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Arab film

Hors la loi (2010)

Dubai International Film Festival

Lifetime Achievement Award [Winner] (2008)


Edinburgh International Film Festival

Best New International Feature [Winner] (1997)


La vie de Jésus (1997)

Festróia - Tróia International Film Festival

Jury Special Prize [Winner] (2001)


Little Senegal (2000)

OCIC Award [Winner] (2001)


Little Senegal (2000)

Golden Dolphin [Nominee] (2001)


Little Senegal (2000)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Foreign Film
France/Morocco/Algeria/Belgium.

Indigènes (2006)

Haifa International Film Festival

Golden Anchor Award [Winner] (2006)


Flandres (2006)

Locarno International Film Festival

Golden Leopard [Nominee] (1995)

Best Film

Haramuya (1995)

Bronze Leopard [Winner] (1991)

Best Actor

Cheb (1991)

Golden Leopard [Nominee] (1991)


Cheb (1991)

Bronze Leopard [Nominee] (1991)


Cheb (1991)

London Film Festival

Best Film [Winner] (1997)


La vie de Jésus (1997)

Lumiere Awards, France

Lumiere Award [Winner] (2007)

Best Screenplay (Meilleur scénario)

Indigènes (2006)

Milan African Film Festival

Best Film [Winner] (2001)


Little Senegal (2000)

Mostra de València-Cinema del Mediterrani

Golden Palm [Winner] (1997)


La vie de Jésus (1997)

Namur International Festival of French-Speaking Film

Golden Bayard [Winner] (2001)

Best Artistic Contribution (Meilleure Contribution Artistique)

Little Senegal (2000)

Golden Bayard [Nominee] (2001)

Best Film (Meilleur Film Francophone)

Little Senegal (2000)

Golden Bayard [Winner] (1991)

Best Film (Meilleur Film Francophone)

Cheb (1991)

Golden Bayard [Winner] (1991)

Best Film (Meilleur Film Francophone)

Cheb (1991)

Prix Jean Vigo

Prix Jean Vigo [Winner] (1997)

Feature Film

La vie de Jésus (1997)

Saint-Petersburg International Festival of Festivals

Gold Gryphon [Winner] (2003)

Best Film

Babusya (2003)

Taipei Film Festival

International New Talent Competition - Grand Prize [Winner] (1998)


West Beyrouth (À l'abri les enfants) (1998)

Valladolid International Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2006)

Official Section

Indigènes (2006)

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (2001)


Little Senegal (2000)

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (2001)

Best Film

Little Senegal (2000)

Golden Spike [Nominee] (2001)


Little Senegal (2000)

Youth Jury Award [Winner] (1998)

Competition

West Beyrouth (À l'abri les enfants) (1998)

Venice Film Festival

Best First Film [Winner] (1998)


Vivre au paradis (1998)

Étoiles d'Or, France

Étoile d'Or [Winner] (2007)

Best Film (Film)
Tied with Lady Chatterley (2006).

Indigènes (2006)