As CEO of the nation's two pubcasters and joint VP of the Marrakech Film Festival Foundation, Faical Laraichi is uniquely positioned as the driving force behind Morocco's TV and film industry.
There's a new wave of filmmakers in Morocco making innovative use of genre filmmaking techniques.
MARRAKECH -- First-time helmer Park Jung-bum's "The Journals of Musan," about a North Korean defector, has won the Golden Star for film at the 10th Marrakech Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
Two digital multiplexes are under construction in Morocco, together with digital conversion of existing theaters in six cities, that will deliver a 50% increase in the country's screen count by 2012.
MARRAKECH, Morocco -- The 10th Marrakech Film Festival kicked off Friday with guests including John Malkovich, Keanu Reeves, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola and James Caan in attendance.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is in advanced negotiations to handle all rights on Paris-born Moroccan helmer Nabil Ayouch's next film, "Les etoiles de Sidi Moumen."
Stars from Hollywood's Walk of Fame will grace the Red City's red carpet this year at the Marrakech Film Fest.
Nikola Lezaic's slacker drama "Tilva ros" (Red Hill), about Serbian adolescent hip-hop skaters addicted to "Jackass" stunts, won best film and the Cine Europa prize at the 4th Estoril Film Festival…
Morocco's 10th Marrakech Film Festival has unveiled its 15-film competition lineup that once again showcases new talent from around the world, including 10 debuts and three sophomore outings.
The Estoril Film Festival, the Portuguese event headed by producer Paulo Branco, has added to the roster of arthouse helmers who are set to attend.
In a personal odyssey bucking the anti-arthouse trend in Portuguese cinema, acclaimed helmer João Botelho has decided to self-distribute his