Fatma Sherif began her career as a documentary filmmaker at the Al Femis Institute in France, where she directed her first documentary, “Bint Al Dar”, followed by, “Is there a Spring for Feminists?” in 2011. In 2013, at the request of TV5 channel, she directed a film regarding the issues around the departure of Jewish communities from Tunisia. She is currently working on a film in the form of a visual political diary.
Fatma worked in the cultural field, managing and organising film festivals. She was a member of the technical Committee of the Carthage Film Days in 2015 and the Gabes Film Festival in 2018, and managed the Gabes Cinema Art Festival in 2019, a cinematic festival with various visual art forms.