Rhythms of Marrakech
Izza GÉNINI Morocco 26 mins PG Singapore Premiere
Domain – Triple Bill
This film will be screened together with Aïta & Return to Oulad Moumen
In Marrakech, musicians and singers perform devotional songs to celebrate the birth of Prophet Mohammed, injecting a tempo into the city.
This triple bill spotlights the work of Izza Génini, a pioneer of Moroccan cinema known for her narrative documentaries. Born in Casablanca in 1942, she moved to France with her parents in 1960. Her films explore the cultural identity and heritage of Morocco, particularly its musical, dance and spiritual traditions, as well as diasporic identity.