R | 143 min | Drama
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Mohamed Akhzam
Votes: 276,375 | Gross: $34.30M
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Family
A teenager loses his horse in Morocco and gets him back after various daredevil adventures.
Director: Robert Dalva | Stars: Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Allen Garfield, Woody Strode
Votes: 1,867 | Gross: $9.80M
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
The streets of Casablanca provide the centerpiece for five separate narratives that all collide into one.
Director: Nabil Ayouch | Stars: Maryam Touzani, Arieh Worthalter, Amine Ennaji, Abdelilah Rachid
116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Following a mysterious car accident in the desert, Dafne suffers from post-traumatic amnesia. Jake, the first person she sees when she regains consciousness, tells her he's her husband.
Director: Dimitri de Clercq | Stars: Delfine Bafort, Svetozar Cvetkovic, Arend Pinoy, Omar Sarnane
Action, Adventure, War
Age of Empires III portrays the European colonization of the Americas, between approximately 1492 and 1876 AD. Command one of eight mighty European powers and colonize vast, uncharted territory.
Director: Kris Zimmerman | Stars: Rosalind Ayres, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Bettina Bush
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Family
Digital cinema threatens the survival of a small town movie theatre in West Bengal, leading to a tussle between the owner and his son.
Director: Kaushik Ganguly | Stars: Paran Banerjee, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Arun Guhatharkurta, Sohini Sarkar
110 min | Drama, History, War
This film, is about the courage and the determination of a young woman in djurdjur''as mountain in Algeria, fighting for her ancestor land during the earlier years of french occupation.
Director: Belkacem Hadjadj | Stars: Laëtitia Eïdo, Assaad Bouab, Melha Bossard, Melha Maameri
135 min | Action, Drama
A young Moroccan man fulfills his dream of going to America only to find himself caught in a triangle of two warring mafia families and the FBI.
Director: Ziad Ahmed | Stars: Ben Affan, Ziad Ahmed, Tony Lewis Centore, Sheri Lawrence
20 min | Comedy
Nass Mlah City (Nice People City) consists of several Algerian actors considered among the best in the country whose personages change according to roles in each episode. It is considered ... See full summary »
Stars: Biyouna, Rachid Zighmi, Bachir Benmohamed, Hacène Benzerari
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama
In 1975, 10-year-old Amar lives in a village in northern Morocco with his violent uncle, waiting for the unlikely return of his mother, who has left for Belgium. He finds a friend in Carmen... See full summary »
Director: Mohamed Amin Benamraoui | Stars: Benjalil Amanallah, Paulina Gálvez, Ufrin Mustapha Azzarouali, Juan Estelrich Jr.
96 min | Drama
Two men and a woman are stranded in the Moroccan desert after a failed smuggling trip.
Director: Sharunas Bartas | Stars: Valentinas Masalskis, Fatima Ennaflaoui, Axel Neumann, Corey Large
90 min | History
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Director: Ahmed Baidou | Stars: Hassan Ben Badida, Latifa Ahrar, Hocien Bardaouz, Hassan Alioui
95 min | Drama
A woman loses her brother in an illegal immigration attempt and must return his body to their homeland.
Director: Chus Gutiérrez | Stars: Farah Hamed, José Luis García Pérez, Adam Bounnouacha, Antonio de la Torre
107 min | Drama, History, War
Algeria's entry for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, "Zabana" chronicles the life of Ahmed Zabana, a man who fought for Algerian freedom in the Battle of Algiers. This film chronicles ... See full summary »
Director: Saïd Ould Khelifa | Stars: Imad Benchenni, Khaled Benaïssa, Abdelkader Djeriou, Nicolas Pignon
114 min | Drama
Famous TV news anchorman Pierre Nivel left Algiers for France in 1962. That's been a secret; his Paris co-workers have never known that he was formerly an Algerian pied noir. An Algerian ... See full summary »
Director: Alexandre Arcady | Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Nozha Khouadra, Samy Naceri, Saïd Amadis
111 min | Drama
After the December riots and the first peaceful marches in Algeria, while the Arab Spring begins in Tunisia and Egypt, Fouzi wants to gather his actors to show them the unfinished editing ... See full summary »
Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Nadjib Oulebsir, Adila Bendimerad, Nabil Asli, Mina Lachter
180 min | Action, Biography, Drama
the story of the heroic path of Krim Belkacem, one of the leading figures of the Algerian revolution.
Director: Ahmed Rachedi | Stars: Sami Allem, Mustafa Laribi, Ahmed Rezzak, Bahia Rachedi
Drama, Fantasy, War | Announced
An Arab soldier traverses the North African Sahara during the second Libyan Civil War to return a young orphan to her family after she is taken as a servant by a rival militia.
Director: Corey Deshon
26 min | Short, Crime, Drama
When the young boy Mimoun needs to get his hands on some money to buy his big love Soraya a gift, he seems to get dragged into the criminal wake of his older brother Ab. Mimoun has to make a choice which will determine his future.
Director: Tallulah Hazekamp Schwab | Stars: Hicham Outalab, Nouhaila Morjani, Mohammed Aanquich, Khairi Marhaben
100 min | Documentary, Musical
In 2011, the villagers of Imider shut down a water pipeline to Africa's biggest silver mine to save their oasis. Eight years later, they sing while harvesting the fruits of their militancy.
Director: Nadir Bouhmouch
88 min | Drama
Tarik, a cross-dressing troubadour who performs traditional dances and shunned by those around him. Crippled by inertia, he is unable to feel emotion even when faced with the man who killed... See full summary »
Director: Hicham Lasri | Stars: Malek Akhmiss, Fairouz Amiri, Mohamed Aouragh, Hassan Ben Badida
116 min | Drama
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Director: Narjiss Nejjar | Stars: Siham Assif, Khalid Benchagra, Raouia, Rafika Belhaj
35 min | Documentary
Mustafa and his association decide to establish a project that changes entirely the social and economic situation of the mental disabled people in his city.
Director: Osama Rai
70 min | Biography, Drama
Away from home, a group of young people survive without job and stable residence. The passage of time is transforming them. Immersed in constant scape and full of energy, they suddenly will face a fact that will test them.
Directors: José Ángel Alayón, Mauro Herce | Stars: Moha Kezza, Slimane Larhroti
85 min | Documentary
In a village in the High Atlas Mountains, at the crossroad between tradition and change, two sisters experience the last seasons of childhood.
Director: Tala Hadid | Stars: Fatima Elgounad, Khadija Elgounad
94 min | Comedy, Drama
The life and times of a Casablanca cafe waiter.
Director: Mohamed Asli | Stars: Abdessamed Miftah El Kheir, Abderrazak El Badaoui, Rachid El Hazmir, Leila El Hayani
110 min | Documentary
Shots, scenery and traditions of some Tuareg (plural of Targi) tribes, the Berber pre-Arab native camel-mounted nomads of the Sahara and bordering Sahel region. Their favorite pastime are ... See full summary »
Director: Ulrike Koch | Stars: El Hadj Ibrahim Tshibrit, Schilen Rabidin, Azahra, Nohi Alutinine
50 min | Documentary, Music
Cheikha Rabia, great priestess of traditional raï, and Bellemou, creator of modern raï, share the stage during an Algerian night at Banlieues Bleues Jazz Festival. Shot on a black backdrop ... See full summary »
Director: Claude Santiago | Stars: Cheikha Rabia, Belemou Messaoud, Nicolas Baby, Dinah Douieb
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Director: Armando Ravelo | Stars: Guacimara Correa, Raúl Demetrio, Thania Gil, Aduén Hernández
95 min | Drama
In the northeast of contemporary Morocco, Zeinab, a young wife watches her husband leave the country to go underground the day after their wedding. Zeinab is expecting a child. While she is... See full summary »
Director: Yasmine Kassari | Stars: Mounia Osfour, Rachida Brakni, Nermine Elhaggar, Fatna Abdessamie
80 min | Documentary
In a world where the view on Arabic people have been distorted beyond belief since September 11th 2001, four men try to their best at keeping afloat.
Director: Mattias Löw | Stars: Hassan Bourro, Charif, Djamila, Rabii Doctor
68 min | Documentary
Moroccan filmmaker Fatima Jebli Ouazzani investigates the status accorded women in Islamic marriage customs and the continuing importance of virginity. Having left her father's house in ... See full summary »
Director: Fatima Jebli Ouazzani | Stars: Hanane El Mhidi, Najia Elknii, Loubna Ait Bella Ouali, Helia Savalooni
At the outbreak of the Second World War, two friends, Mokrane and Menach, abruptly interrupt their studies and return to their remote native Kabylian village of Tagsa. While waiting to be ... See full summary »
Director: Abderrahmane Bouguermouh | Stars: Mohammed Abbes, Kamal Abderrahmane, Samira Abtout, Said Amrane
15 min | Documentary, Short
Family in Exile is an intimate documentary, set in Morocco, about the conflicts within the filmmaker's family. It is a daughter's quest to understand her father's refusal, over many years, ... See full summary »
Director: Fatima Matousse
18 min | Short, Drama
Rita is a Spanish woman who has retired to a little town in Morocco. A misunderstanding with Nabila, her cleaner, will force her to face her own true self.
Director: Mar Moreno | Stars: Farah Hamed, Victoria Mora, Zoubida Boughaba, Yassin Errahmouni
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Directors: Rachid Abounouar, Yassine Ben Lahcen | Stars: Yassin Belmadani, Khalid Hdach, Achraf Hidar, Meryem Ouacha
75 min | Documentary
Oliver Laxe's second feature, Mimosas, screened at IFFR in 2017. Earlier, he played the lead in Ben Rivers' experimental fiction The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes ... See full summary »
Director: Anton Corbal | Star: Oliver Laxe
150 min | Romance
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Director: Nilanjan Banerjee | Stars: Locket Chatterjee, Soumitra Chatterjee, Subrat Dutta, Supriyo Dutta
92 min | Drama
Soleiman is a fisherman in an isolated island in northern Morocco (Al Hoceima). He lives with his wife, Aisha, and his son, Ismael who is sick with cancer. Soleiman and Aicha are in love ... See full summary »
Director: Mohamed El Badaoui | Stars: Anisa Ikarri, Omar Bouamar, Mohamed El Badaoui, Nina Ikonen
88 min | Romance
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Director: Mohamed Chrif Tribak | Stars: Kamal Bouzian, Alae El Bachiri, Sabrine Zeibal
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Director: Brahim Chkiri | Stars: Fatima Abatmir, Hassan Alioui, Kelthoum Bakrimi, Brahim Batta
87 min | Drama
Tafdnar, a small fishing village near Agadir; one day seven years ago most of the men died at sea. And ever the place has been in a kind of trance. The women who lost their husbands, ... See full summary »
Director: Hicham Ayouch | Stars: Saadia Abaakil, Aourik Abdellah, Mahjouba Adjour, Hassan Alioui
18 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure
A story about a family of nomadic goat herders living on the fringes of the Sahara. We see their difficult lives and daily struggles with their animals, the weather, and their search for ... See full summary »
Directors: Oliver Krüger, Arjun Talwar
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Director: Azzeddine Meddour | Stars: Djamila Amzal, Abderrhamane Debiane, Ali Ighil Ali, Ouardia Kessi
80 min | Documentary
A contemporary and sensitive portray of the Arab world, through a single feature-length documentary made of 4 chapters, directed by 4 young talented filmmakers.
Directors: Nassim Amaouche, Mais Darwazah, Erige Sehiri, Sameh Zoabi
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Director: Ahmed Baidou | Stars: Lahoucine Bardaouz, Abdellatif Atif, Fatima Achhbar, Hassan Alloui