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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Urgent
Urgent
Drama tracks a group of strangers who come together at an overworked Casablanca hospital.
Burning
Burning
Jong-soo, a part-time worker, bumps into Hae-mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. Hae-mi asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa.
All Good
All Good
A woman keeps silent after a rape.
The Chambermaid
The Chambermaid
Character study of a maid in a Mexican hotel.
Roma
Roma
Chronicle of a middle-class family in the 1970s.
Wildlife
Wildlife
A portrait of a family in crisis.
Manta Ray
Manta Ray
A fisherman finds an injured refugee and tries to help him.
Ant-Man And The Wasp
Ant-Man And The Wasp
As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
Friend
Friend
When they fall in love, two girls from rival families must choose between being together and being safe.
Faces Places
Faces Places
The director and photgrapher travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
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Marrakech International Film Festival Features

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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Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

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A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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