Marrakech International Film Festival 2018

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Sofia and Catharsys Or The Afina Tales Of The Lost World
Catharsys Or The Afina Tales Of The Lost World (Country: Morocco; Year: 2018; Director: Yassine Marco Marroccu; Writer: Mehdi Elkhaoudy, Yassine Marco Marroccu; Stars: Mohamed Zouaoui, Aziz Dadas, Kamal Kadimi, Sonia Okacha, Fehd Benchemsi, Ljubisa Ristic, Mohamed Hassouni, Younes Benzakour, Soumaya Akaaboune, Sahar Seddik, Hami Belal, David Benezra, Radio Zastava, Nemanja Jovanovic, Mohamed Zouaoui)
An allegorical tale set in a dystopian world, mirroring true historical events and political situations such as the 9/11 terrorist attack aftermath, global climate change, etc.
The Healer (Mbarkaa) (Country: Morocco; Year: 2018; Director: Mohamed Zineddaine; Stars: Ahmed Moustafid, Fatima Atif, Mehdi Laarroubi, Hanane Elkabani, Nosrine Adam)
The fate of a teenager, his midwife mum and a pickpocket become entwined.
Jahiliya (Country: Morocco, France; Year: 2018; Director: Hicham Lasri; Writer: Hicham Lasri; Stars: Moustapha Haouari, Salma Eddlimi, Hassan Ben Badida, Rami Fijjaj, Zoubir Abou Alfadel, Moulay Hassan Alaoui, Malek Akhmiss, Zoubida Akif, Jalal Boulftaim, Moustapha Haouari, Salma Eddlimi, Hassan Ben Badida, Rami Fijjaj, Zoubir Abou Alfadel, Moulay Hassan Alaoui)
Moments of human humiliation link together the fates of six characters.
Sofia (Year: 2018; Director: Meryem Benm'Barek; Writer: Famor Botero, Angelica Figueroa; Stars: Sara Elmhamdi Elalaoui, Sarah Perles, Hamza Khafif, Lubna Azabal, Faouzi Bensaidi, Nadia Niazi, Said Bey)
When a woman suddenly and unexpectedly gives birth, her two sisters have one night in which to find the father in order to save her from arrest.
Stateless (Apatride) (Country: Morocco, France, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Narjiss Nejjar; Writer: Narjiss Nejjar; Stars: Ghalia Benzaouia, Avishay Benazra, Aziz El Fadili, Nadia Niazi, Mohamed Nadif, Julie Gayet, Zakaria Atifi, Ghalia Benzaouia, Avishay Benazra, Aziz El Fadili, Nadia Niazi, Mohamed Nadif, Julie Gayet, Zakaria Atifi)
A woman would give anything to find her mother, who she was separated from by the conflict between Morocco and Algeria during Black March.
Volubilis (Country: Morocco, France, Qatar; Year: 2017; Director: Faouzi Bensaïdi; Stars: Mouhcine Malzi, Nadia Kounda, Abdelhadi Talbi, Nezha Rahil, Faouzi Bensaidi)
In the Moroccan city of Meknès, recently married Abdelkader and Malika struggle to make ends meet. They dream of leaving the family house and finally starting a life of their own together. But one day at work, Abdelkader gets mixed up in a violent incident that will turn their lives upside down.
We Could Be Heroes (Country: Denmark, Morocco, Tunisia, Brazil; Year: 2018; Director: Hind Bensari)
In the run-up to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, Azzedine Nouiri, the world champion in seated shot put, inspires his childhood friend Youssef to take on the challenge of qualifying to the Games despite their lack of means and formal training.
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