The Maghreb Cinema Series

celebrates the breadth and richness of contemporary Maghrebi cinema

It was created to fill a gap in the exhibition of films from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia despite increasing production of brilliant and imaginative work

 

Past screenings include

At the Roxy, London
The Desert Foxes
| Dir Sarah Tikanouine | France/Algeria | 2014 | 48 mins | DOC | UK Premiere
followed by a Q&A with director Sarah Tikanouine + Film Africa LIVE! with El-Andalus quartet, led by Algerian oud virtuoso Yazid Fentazi

Screening in collaboration with Culturama and part of Algerian Cinema: Towards a New Wave

 

At the Roxy, London
AND LIFE GOES ON…
Award-winning shorts on contemporary life in Algeria
Uzzu | Dir Sonia Ahnou | Algeria | 2011 | 22 mins | DOC | UK Premiere

Square Port Said | Dir Faouzi Boudjemai | Algeria/France | 2011 | 5 mins | UK Premiere

Another Ordinary Day | Dir Bahia Allouache | Algeria| 2012 | 22 mins | UK Premiere

The Window | Dir Anis Djaad | Algeria | 2012 | 20 mins | UK Premiere
followed by a discussion with the audience

Part of Algerian Cinema: Towards a New Wave 

At the Roxy, London
Andalucia, My Love! | Dir Mohamed Nadif | Morocco | 2011 | 86 mins | UK Premiere
followed by a discussion with the audience

At the Rich Mix, London
CROSSING BORDERS: MAGHREB SHORTS PROGRAMME
The Project | Dir Mohamed Ali Nahdi | Tunisia | 2008 | 24 mins | UK Premiere

Djoûû | Dir Djamil Beloucif | Algeria/Switzerland | 2010 | 25 mins | UK Premiere

The Young Woman and the Teacher | Dir Mohamed Nadif | Morocco | 2007 | 17 mins |UK Premiere

Zanta Clauz | Dir Walid Mattar | Tunisia | 2012 | 15 mins | UK Premiere

Sofia | Dir Ani Laurie | UK/Morocco | 2013 | 15 mins | UK Premiere
followed by a Q&A with Sofia director Ani Laurie and lead actress Bila

 

At the Roxy, London
Masquerade | Dir Lyès Salem | Algeria/France | 2008 | 90 mins
followed by a discussion with the audience