Stories Lived

Behind a Success Story

However, how do you feel when everything goes wrong when you tried your best to do what you love and show it to people, one reason of that is maybe you are afraid of judging or you don’t have the capacities to do what you love, but where is the solution?

You are still wishing been in successful life and you still didn’t change anything, well you are not the only one in the world who suffers from this situation, with Determination and self-motivation someone in this world realize what he love and still doing it with proud and happiness, he wanted to share with you how does success look like, his name is Mustapha Benghernaout -30 years old, he said that a few years go had a really bad moments and pressure from life, all he wanted is to show that he got talent and improve it and show it to people that he is strong and can do what he want even if you got problems, Mustapha got a passion which is make short films cause he said that cinema is the only way to show the reality,with his insisting and valor didn’t stop and to let you know he started with zero points, that mean he didn’t have the capacities or financial way, his message is: do what your love even if life gets against you cause in the end it’s all about your feelings.
Live your life to the fullest.


About the Filmmaker
Submitted by Mustapha Benghernaout

Mustapha is a self-taught video maker, born in Mostaganem, Algeria. In 2015 he made his first short film “Why?” which won Africa inspired in 5 at the Global compost film contest 2015, after, Mustapha directed his second short film “Unsafe Water” (Eau Insalubre) about the happenings in “In Salah”, Algeria, where inhabitants fight against fracking. This last one participated in many Fetsivals around the world and won impressives awards.

Awards :
– Prix Africa inspired in 5 – at Global compost film contest (Usa)2015 .
-Audience choice award at 4th Annnual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest (USA) 2016
-Audience choice award 4th International Contest “Stop censorship! Citizens for free countries” ( Ukrania)
-Second prize « Just a minute festival » (USA) 2016
-Audience award « Green-Go International Short Film Contest » 2016 (Hungary)