CASABLANCA BEATS (HAUT ET FORT) (2021)

101 min - Fiction
Synopsis:

Former rapper Anas takes a job at a cultural center in a working-class neighborhood, in Casablanca. Encouraged by their new teacher, his students will try to free themselves from the weight of restrictive traditions, follow their passion and express themselves through hip hop.

Director: Nabil Ayouch
Writer: Nabil Ayouch
Country: Morocco
Production: Ali n' Productions, Les Films du Nouveau Monde, Unité de Production

Funds:

Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC)

Awards / Nominations:

Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival, France (nomination) 

FIPRESCI Prize at Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA (nomination) 

 


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