The Marrakech International Film Festival's 17th edition will run from November 30 to December 8. The festival will feature an official competition section of 14 films, with director James Gray announced as jury president.

It will open with At Eternity's Gate and feature tributes to Robin Wright, Agnès Varda and Moroccan director Jillali Ferhati. Oscar winners Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro will also attend.

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The Load
The Load
A truck driver is tasked with transporting mysterious cargo across a scorched landscape from Kosovo to Belgrade during the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.
Birds Of Passage
Birds Of Passage
Story of a family who become involved with the drugs trade.
Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices.
Erased, Ascent Of The Invisible
Erased, Ascent Of The Invisible
Documentary about thousands of people who disappeared during the Lebanon Civil War.
At Eternity's Gate
At Eternity's Gate
The last days of Vincent van Gogh.
Green Book
Green Book
An Italian-American is hired as a driver for a world-class black pianist on a concert tour of the Deep South.
Look At Me
Look At Me
Lotfi, 40, is forced to come back to Tunisia when his ex-wife is unexpectedly hospitalised. He is now in charge of his autistic son Amr, nine, who ignores the dad he has never known.
Violence is sparked on the eve of Argentina's dictatorship.
A child rebels against the life imposed upon him.
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Marrakech International Film Festival Features

My hometown
Kent Jones on the casting and soundtrack in Diane
'This movie invites you to think'
Viggo Mortensen on preparing for Green Book
The myth and the dream
RaMell Ross on Hale County This Morning, This Evening and the influence of Apichatpong Weerasethakul
The lives of others
Nadine Labaki on Capernaum and the way the refugee crisis affects children
Stepping back to the Seventies
Benjamin Naishtat chats about his genre thriller Rojo
An unseen world
Lila Avilés talks about putting the focus on The Chambermaid
Urgent ideas
Mohcine Besri on healthcare, hospitals and humour in his latest film
Creating an illusion
Gabriela Cartol on learning the craft of The Chambermaid
A love story
Julian Schnabel and Jean-Claude Carrière on paintings, movement and At Eternity's Gate
The power of ellipsis
Kent Jones on Mary Kay Place and the objects in Diane
On the road again
Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane
Varda hits the road again
New Wave icon on Faces Places, honours, outsiders and Demy
Scorsese on Scorsese
The legendary director talks about his life and career at BAFTA event

Marrakech International Film Festival News

Joy wins Golden Star in Marrakech
The Chambermaid also honoured
Marrakech announces official selection
Festival dedicates tribute to Jillali Ferhati
Etoile d'Or for Agnès Varda and Robin Wright
Marrakech pays tribute to director and actress

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