The Tunisian Federation of Film Societies is a non-profit independent cultural association founded in 1950. It includes more than twenty film societies spread all over the Tunisian Republic. The Tunisian Federation of Film Societies aims to counter reigning stereotypes through the diffusion of alternative and progressive cinematographic culture. It endeavors to develop the artistic taste of the Tunisian citizen and to turn the cinematic image into a thriving quest towards the aesthetics of art and an outset of humanistic intellectual effort.