10/11/2014

Maghreb des Films holds sixth edition in Paris

Sixty Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian films in the programme, until December 18

Events and Festivals, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

Maghreb des Films holds sixth edition in Paris

The sixth Maghreb des Films will run until December 18 in Paris, reports the Huffington Post Maghreb-Algérie. Algerian, Moroccan and Mauritanian are in the programme.

Sixty films are in the programme, amongst them the Mauritanian film Timbuktu directed by Abderrahmane Sissoko, which made its first world premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, as well as the film by the Algerian director Lyes Salem's The Man from Oran, which is premiering in France.

Algerian films include Fadhma N’Soumer directed by Belkacem Hadjadj, Cinéma bidon directed by Bahia Allouache and 10.949 femmes directed by Nassima Guessoum. Older films such as Mohamed Lakhdar Hamina's Hassan Terro will also screen.

From Morocco, films include Hassan Lagzouli's Le veau d’or, Hichem Ayouch's Fièvres, as well as short and medium-length films such as Et moi directed by Houssain Chani, Délivrance directed by Abdelilah Zirat, Mémoires anachroniques directed by Asmae Elmoudir and Leur nuit directed by Narrimane Faqir.

From Tunisia, there will be: Negib Belkadhi's Sept et demi, Rida Tlili's Révolutions moins cinq minutes, Hamza Ouni's El Gort, Kaouther Ben Hania's award-winning The Challat of Tunis, Raja Amari's Rabbi Tounes and Nacer Katri's 1975 title Les ambassadeurs.

The event is also to include discussions with the directors, and more screenings throughout the year.

To read the full programme, please click here.

Sources: Huffington Post Maghreb - AlgérieMaghreb des films

Translation: Clementine Bogg-Hargroves

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