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Nabil Ayouch’s “Razzia” To Be Screened on Valentine’s Day

Nabil Ayouch’s Razzia Chosen to Represent Morocco in 2018 Oscars

Rabat – After being screened in several international festivals,  Nabil Ayouch’s  latest  film, Razzia will be screened on Moroccan cinema on February 14.

“Razzia” is set in Ouarzazate, the Atlas Mountains and Casablanca. It is composed of five separate stories, one of which dates back to the 1980s in the Atlas Mountains.  The remaining four storylines take place in present day Casablanca.

After raising eyebrows over the legality of its participation in the Oscars,  Razzia ended up being eliminated from the for the upcoming 2018 Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

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Ayouch was previously suspicious whether his new film will be accepted and screened in Morocco.  “With the new draft this will be a real test of whether there is still a place for me in Morocco to treat some subjects with some freedom of expression,” he said, but the speculations were in the vain. The film will be screened on February 14.

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