The 13th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival began here Friday with 15 international films competing for the festival's 15 awards
The festival's jury for this year will be headed by American director Martin Scorsese and includes French actress Marion Cotillard and American actress Patricia Clarkson amongst others.
The Japanese film "Again", the South-American-German film "Bad Hair", French-Moroccan film "Fever", and other films will compete to win the festival's grand prix, the Golden Star (E'toile d'or).
Also during the festival, a tribute will be held for Scandinavian Cinema which performed well during the last edition. The Danish film "A Hijacking", by Director Tobias Lindholm, won the jury's award for the 2012 edition of the festival.
The 13th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival will continue till December 7th and it will be attended by international film and movie stars from 23 countries.