After his first 12 months at the helm of the Moroccan Cinema Center (CCM), Sarim Fassi Fihri provided an exclusive interview to Variety in which he took stock of his achievements to date and outlined…
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Ridley Scott’s “Exodus: Gods and Kings” has been cleared for screening in Morocco, where it had been banned, after Fox Studios and director Ridley Scott reportedly agreed to edit out a few words in a…
Ida Martins’ Media Luna has added four pics to its Toronto fest sales slate, which is headed by Dutch psychological drama “The Dinner.” Helmed by Menno Meyjes, whose writing credits include films…
A personal look at the false starts for a project and a site that might be ultimately be made for each other.
Robert Redford's unabashedly heartfelt but competent tribute to 1960s idealism won't spark riots at the box office.
Joachim Lafosse's fifth and finest feature centers around a bright young woman who snaps under the increasing suffocation of motherhood, marriage and a repressive living arrangement that crowds four…
In the wake of the Arab Spring, the spotlight is turning to Arab films. Morocco is well placed to shine: It stands at the forefront of democratic reforms and has one of the region's strongest…
There's no honor among thieves -- or in the police department, either -- in the moody neo-noir "Death for Sale," the uneven third feature from Moroccan helmer Faouzi Bensaidi ("A Thousand Months").
A satisfying wartime espionage drama focused on little-noted intersections between Arabic emigres and the French Resistance.
Stars from Hollywood's Walk of Fame will grace the Red City's red carpet this year at the Marrakech Film Fest.
Two film communities seek out different sides of Morocco -- and gravitate to different hubs within the territory.