‘Casablanca Beats’: First Moroccan film in almost 60 years to compete for Cannes’ Palme d’Or

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “‘Casablanca Beats’: First Moroccan film in almost 60 years to compete for Cannes’ Palme d’Or” – below is their description.

    Nabil Ayouch says he can barely believe his movie, “Casablanca Beats”, is the first #Moroccan #film in almost 60 years to compete for the Palme d’Or at #Cannes. His is only the second Moroccan film ever chosen for the official selection at Cannes, after Abdelaziz Ramdani’s “Ames et rythmes” back in 1962. “Casablanca Beats” – the French-Moroccan director’s seventh feature – is about young people seeking an outlet through hip hop. FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot lives from La Croisette.

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