Cinemateket

The Message

The Message Al-Risalah   Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK / 1976 / English and Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 181 min The Message is an epic classic about the birth of Islam set in the 7th century in Mecca. The powerful leaders are in conflict with...

Trances

Trances El hal Morocco, France / 1981 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 87 min Documentary about the influential Moroccan folk music group Nass El Ghiwane. In the film we meet them in long, mesmerizing concert scenes, during rehearsals and in interviews and...

Oh the Days!

Oh the Days! AlyamAlyam Morocco / 1978 / Arabicdialogue with English subtitles / 90 min Following his father’s death, Abdelwahad is expected to provide for his mother and his seven brothers. But faced with the cycle of poverty that rural farmers seem doomed to repeat,...