Rouiiss is a youngster among many homelesses falls in love with Malak a girl from a wealthy family. Rouiiss is convinced that it is insane and downright impossible. But destiny makes Rouiiss realize his best dream .....
The 5th String
In 1999, in the old medina of Casablanca in Morocco, a young man Malek fascinated by the lute, decides to move in with his uncle Amir. To teach him the subtleties of the lute, Amir, the master of music, promises him to reveal him the secret of the fifth string and gives him the example of Ziryab, an exceptional musician. But very soon Amir realizes the talent of his nephew and can't bear it. During his education, Malek meets Laura, a young musician, who gives him the sufficient energy to ...
Mustapha is a forty-year-old barber in Casablanca. His clients are retired high-ranking government officials, former cabinet ministers and power brokers in Morocco. On the side, Mustapha has an underground business "facilitating" paperwork, using his privileged access to these retired bigwigs to grease the wheels of bureaucracy. While his operation thrives, Mustapha keeps a shameful secret: he is illiterate, and has hired Said to assist him with managing appointments and tracking ...
Love in the Medina
In the Medina of Casablanca, Thami, a young man from a conservative family with a lineage of honourable Koranic lawyers, incenses his father as he decides to enter the profession of butchery. Whilst handling the meats, he soon discovers another taboo passion: women and love. “Love in the Medina” is about a journey of initiation, a quest for freedom and Thami’s revolution of romance in ever-changing Morocco.
Andalusia, My Love!
Said and Amine are two students from Casablanca dreaming of Europe. They end up in a small village in the North of Morocco. With the help of the schoolteacher, they leave for the European coast on board a small boat. They are shipwrecked. The sea washes Amine back onto the coast of the village. Said is washed away on a Spanish beach. Spain seems strange to Said. And in the Moroccan village, Amine notices strange things happening...
How Big Is Your Love?
Algiers, nowadays, Adel, 8 years old, has been taken to his grandparents Khadidja and Lounès because his parents Rachid and Safia have been quarreling. Adel was supposed to stay with his grandparents for one week end ; then another week begins and he misses school; then he feels that he has lived there for ever. Khadidja, a house wife, will try to introduce Adel to her everyday life in her apartment and Lounès, a retired man, will introduce him to the great world of animals. From day to ...
The Waves Of Time
On a deserted beach, Saïd, a lonely old man, meets Mehdi, an enigmatic young man. Intrigued, Saïd invites Mehdi to his home. But Nadia, wife of Saïd and a painter in need of inspiration, is not happy with this foreign presence.
Valse with Asmahan
Asmahan, the famous Syrian diva of the forties reigns as queen in the small apartment of a very pretty young Moroccan woman, desperate for a plane ticket to an Egypt where she dreams of being a singer ...
Road to Kabul
In Casablanca, Ali, Hmida, Mbarek and Messoud are four unemployed youths who spend their time dreaming of a better life in the Netherlands. One day, Hmida falls on a specialist of illegal immigration, Ouchen. The four friends manage to collect enough money only for the departure of one of them, Hmida. Several months later, it still has not given any sign of life. Ali, Mbarek and Messoud discovering that he is not in Holland but in Afghanistan, they decide to go looking for him on the road ...
Set in Tangier, Traitors tells the story of Maika, a calm, conservative girl by day and a leader of an all-girl punk group by night.
Aziz is chased by three brothers who want to avenge their sister, He meets Daoui a retiree in search of recognition. The film tells the story of this tormented journey.
This inspiring documentary follows the life and times of Dr. John-Roger - NY Times #1 Bestselling Author and Spiritual Wayshower. From adolescence John-Roger was aware of much more than this physical level.
Inspirational true story of Iranian dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked his life for his dream to become a dancer despite a nationwide dancing ban.
This film by French-Moroccan artist Yto Barrada observes the elaborate fossil industry in Morocco. Paying homage to the 'preparators' in the arid region between the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert, whose intrepid work is fueling a thriving trade in artifacts real, faux and hybrid, False Start is a rebuke to the fetishistic thirst for foreign objects, a sly meditation on authenticity, and a paean to creativity.
Raja, From Mellah
Najat, a girl who finds herself caught up in a cinematic adventure with French director Jacques Doillon by participating in his film Raja, which allows her to win the prize for best female hope at the Venice festival and best actress at the Marrakech film festival . Rewards that should open the doors to happiness for him. A chimera
Keepers of the Covenant: Making ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’
An in-depth documentary on the making of Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings," featuring interviews with the cast and crew. Featured in the Deluxe Edition Blu-ray set.