Japanese

Before the Dying of the Light


MOROCCO / 2020 / 70 min
Director: Ali Essafi

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The 1970s revolutionary movements in Morocco, led by laborers and students, also gave rise to an exciting avant-garde art movement that developed alongside the protests. Although the movements were largely suppressed by authorities which led to their being erased from public memory, the passion of the artists from this period is given new life to the viewer through a collage of contemporary posters, music, and film footage.

Oct. 9 10:00 | Oct. 11 21:30