Posts Tagged ‘Morocco’

Rock the Casbah Zawya

Rock the Casbah: Amusing Moroccan-French film tackles societal challenges

Though Laila Marrakchi’s star-studded Rock the Casbah provides an interesting look at modern Moroccan society, its predictable plotline and at times clichéd conversations limit its appeal — Published in Ahram Online. —— French-Moroccan film Rock the Casbah – currently in its second week of showing at Cairo’s art house cinema Zawya – carries a lot […]

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Film series takes viewers on a musical journey through Morocco

Veteran Moroccan filmmaker Izza Genini presents three of her 1980s documentaries on Moroccan musical traditions in one of the final days of the Docu.Arts Festival in Berlin — Originally published in Ahram Online. —– Standing as a testament to the memory and vitality of Morccan folkloric music, Izza Genini’s project Maroc Corps et Âme (Morocco […]