For the first time.. a Moroccan film booked a place in the main competition of the Cannes International Festival – Moroccan depth


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A movie has been selected.rise your voiceFor its Moroccan director, Nabil Ayouch, on the main list of the 74th Cannes International Film Festival, which will be organized from July 6 to 17, to be the first Moroccan film to book a place in the main competition of the famous “Cannes” festival.

The festival’s organizing committee announced this news, through a post on Twitter, as this participation is the first of its kind in the history of Moroccan cinema within this balanced film festival.

Nabil Ayouch has put the final touches on his new movie, which highlights the hip-hop culture in Morocco, entitled Casablanca Beats.

The events of the film take place in the “Nujoum Sidi Moumen” cultural center in Casablanca, as it monitors the reality of many young hip-hop artists in Morocco, among the talented girls and boys during an audition. CastingAnd how difficult it is to convince the families of some of them to travel from Tangiers, Agadir and Marrakesh to Casablanca, in order to participate in the filming.

And according to what was stated in a previous communication to the musical District New, the aforementioned director was inspired by the story of his new film work, when he was invited to attend a musical, in which a group of rap artists participated.

The work witnessed the participation of a group of new and non-professional talents, as it was expected to see the light during the current year, but the conditions of the pandemic prevented this.


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