Tag: morocco

Patience, patience t’iras au paradis !

85 minutes, 2015 Director: Hadja LAHBIB (Belgium) Production Company: Les Passeurs de Lumière, Clair-obscur Productions, RTBF, Arte (Belgium)   In the 1960’s, thousands of North Africans came to work in Belgium. Among them, women who had left everything behind to follow a man to an unknown land. “Patience, patience, t’iras au paradis!” is the catch-phrase …

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PIRATES OF SALÉ

78 minutes, 2014 Réalisation : Rosa ROGERS (Royaume-Uni) et Merieme ADDOU (Maroc) Production : Redbird Productions (Royaume-Uni) In the town of Salé, on what used to be Morocco’s pirate coast, a new generation of pirates set off with the county’s first professional circus. The Shems’y Circus is next to the poorest slums, and every year …

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LES ENFANTS DE L’OVALE

55 minutes, 2012 Direction : Grégory FONTANA (France) and Rachid OUJDI (France) Production : Comic Strip Production (France), Images Plus Télévision Vosges (France) ___ The arrival of rugby football in a small Moroccan town caused a strange, oval revolution amongst its inhabitants. Forgotten by everyone, these men and women whose daily life is little more …

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QUIVIR

QUIVIR 58 minutes, 2014 Direction : MANUTRILLO (Sapin) Production : MANUTRILLO (Spain) ___ Some are Andalusian, others Moroccan, these two communities of cork producers are separated by 150 km, and the Strait of Gibraltar. On one side Europe; on the other Africa. But despite the miles and the cultural differences there are many more similarities …

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LA FEMME A LA CAMERA

LA FEMME A LA CAMERA 60 minutes, 2012 Direction : Karima ZOUBIR (Morocco) Production : Les Films de Demain (Morocco) ___ “La Femme à la caméra” is the bittersweet story of Khadija, a young illiterate Moroccan divorcee who, despite strong resistance from her family and her environment, is determined to ensure her independence by working …

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DÉSÉQUILIBRE

54 minutes, 2013 Direction : Julien GAERTNER (France) Production : Jem Productions (France), France Télévisions (France), 2M (Maroc) ___ Like all his family, Younes was born an acrobat. Today the head of Tangier’s Groupe Acrobatique, he prepares a new show, “Azimut”, with the stage director Aurélien Bory. But between his family life in the Tangiers …

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LE THE OU L’ELECTRICITE

LE THÉ OU L’ELECTRICITÉ 93 minutes, 2012 Director : Jérôme LE MAIRE (Belgium) Production : Iota Production (Belgium) ____ The arrival of electricity in an isolated, landlocked village in the heart of the Moroccan High Atlas. For more than 3 years, season after season, the director patiently reveals how the web of change is closing …

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