Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Free Films in Fez

Café Clock and the French Institute in Fez are both offering free movies this week

The French Institute in Fez are screening A Screaming Man on Wednesday, September 30, at 19h, in the funky old Cinema Boujloud - entry is free.

A Screaming Man (French: Un homme qui crie) is a 2010 French-Chadian drama film by Mahamat Saleh Haroun, starring Youssouf Djaoro and Diouc Koma. It revolves around the current civil war in Chad, and tells the story of a man who sends his son to war in order to regain his position at an upscale hotel. Themes of fatherhood and the culture of war are explored.

Principal photography took place on location in N'Djamena and Abéché. The film won the Jury Prize at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

Cafe Clock is showing two movies on Saturday. Milh Hadha al-Bahr (The Salt of this Sea) directed by Annemarie Jacir with Suheir Hammad, Saleh Bakri, Riyad Ideis. Th e movie is in Darija with French subtitles.

The second movie is The Illusionist Directed by Neil Burger with Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti . Th e movie is in English with French subtitles.

Both movies are free First screening is at 6pm

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