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Because of Ebola Batman vs. Superman to Relocate from Morocco to New Mexico Desert

Rabat - After it was reported last summer that the crew of blockbuster movie Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice will be heading to Morocco as the movie's next filming location, a local station named KOAT 7 said that the film producers were reportedly forced to relocate to the desert of New Mexico due to the recent Ebola virus in Africa. A news report from the Albuquerque-based station said that the movie' ...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s Happy New Year to Be Showcased in Marrakech Film Festival

Rabat - Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s 'Happy New Year' has been officially invited to be screened at the 14th edition of the Marrakech Film Festival, which will take place on December 5-13. 'Happy New Year', a heist drama with dollops of dance and music, will be screened in the non-competition section of the Marrakech film festival, Indian media reported. Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Ab ...

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‘The Orchestra of Blinds’ to Represent Morocco at Marrakech Film Festival

Fez- The film ‘’The Orchestra of Blinds’’ will represent Morocco in the 14th edition of the Marrakech Film Festival, which will take place on December 5-13. The film appears on a list released by The Hollywood Reporter, an American film website. The film is directed by Mohammed Mouftakir, and tells the story of a famous orchestra chief who forces his eldest son, Minou, to work hard and rank first in his cla ...

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Agadir to Hold International Amazigh Film Festival

Fez- In partnership with the local municipality, the Issni N’Ourgh Association is organizing the eighth International Amazigh Film Festival from November 12 to 18 in Agadir. This year’s festival celebrates human rights through the filmography of director and producer Mylène Soloy. Six long films, nineteen short films, and ten documentaries along with ten foreign films are in competition. In the Guest Cinema ...

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Marrakech International Film Festival to Pay Tribute to Japanese Cinema

Rabat- The 14th edition of Marrakech International Film Festival scheduled to take place between 5 and 13December, 2014 will payi tribute to Japanese cinema. "For this year's edition the festival will welcome a major delegation of actors, directors and producers, and will also put the spotlight on some of the masters from the history of film making in Japan: from Yasujiro Ozu to Kore-Eda Hirokazu, through K ...

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Rabat Celebrates the 20th Edition of the International Festival of Cinema

By Ouassima Boujrad Fez - The Association of International Festival of Arts and Culture is organizing the 20th session of the International Festival of Cinema of the Author from October 24 to November 2 in Rabat.  Since 1994, the International Festival of Cinema Authors has hosted engaging exhibitions on the different elements of cinema throughout the years. They have all been valuable to promoting the seve ...

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Sarim Fassi-Fihri: A New Director for the Moroccan Cinema Center

Marrakech- Sarim Fassi-Fihri is the new director of the Moroccan Cinema Center, the Ministry of Communications announced yesterday. Owner of Cinedina Studios, Sarim Fassi Fihri, is one of the most experienced professionals in the Moroccan film industry. He is president of the Professional Film Producers Association and he is a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters of the French Republic. A commission was ...

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Foreign Movies Shot in Morocco Generate $100 Million in 2014

Rabat- The film industry in Morocco has, thus far, generated $100 million this year, four times more than the first nine months of 2013. According to figures from the Moroccan Cinema Centre, investments in foreign films increased by 420% in the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013. "Right now, with the present global situation, providing security is very important and Morocco is awa ...

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George Clooney and Amal Amaluddin Bring Marrakech to the Limelight

Marrakech- Marrakech has become a popular destination for the world’s stars, celebrities, and fashion aficionados. The pink city has a backdrop of the Atlas Mountains and romantic gardens like the Menara, the Agdal, and the Majorelle, which are hauntingly beautiful with their fountains, olive groves, and pavilions. It is an ideal location for the rich and famous, like George Clooney and Amal Amaluddin, to g ...

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James Bond Actor in Visit to Marrakech

Rabat- Daniel Craig, the British actor who will feature James Bond in the 007 movie franchise is reportedly in a visit to Marrakech. According to the Belfast Telegraph, Craig spent the last weekend in Marrakech, while keeping a low profile. The 46-year old actor chose a name of Dr. Kananga, a character of a 1973 movie "Live and Let Die" in order to go unnoticed and not be disturbed by paparazzi’s. Daniel Cr ...

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George Clooney and His Wife to Spend Honeymoon in Marrakech

New York- According to AFP, famous American actor, George Clooney, who married British- Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin on Saturday in Italy, are expected to spend their honeymoon in Marrakech, Morocco’s top tourist city and one of its four imperial cities. The couple got married on Saturday in Venice in a much anticipated wedding covered by international media. In recent years, Marrakech has become a trendy ...

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Tom Cruise’s Son on ‘Spiritual Journey’ In Moroccan Desert

Taroudant, Morocco - Tom Cruise’s son Connor Cruise has reportedly left the scientology Church in favor for a spiritual journey in the Moroccan desert. The young man, who is the adoptive son of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, is exploring other “spiritual paths, currently looking into Islam in Morocco,” the Inquisitr said. A source close to the Cruise family told RadarOnline, “Connor is in Morocco right now d ...

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