Amazigh Film Festival is a unique event in the US, dedicated to celebrate and showcase Amazigh artists, cinematographers, and musicians of the North African Berber cultures, which extend from the Oasis of Siwa in Egypt to Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, the Canary Islands and the Sahara Desert (Niger, Mali, Burkina-Faso). as well as a good oportunity to educate American audiences about the African Amazigh culture of North Africa.
The Festival will open with a series of documentaries on the Tuaregs of Mali and Niger, “Sahara” (Amazigh Video Productions, 2016) and “Lost Art of the Sahara”, (Bradshaw Foundation, 2009); a short 10 minute 2016 film from Canary Islands Imazighen , titled “Aman” (Water) produced by Estrella Monterrey, and a couple of outstanding
productions from Algeria , “Berbers of Djurjura” by Hacene Zenia (2008) and “Souls in Exile” (2006) by Said Nanache.
Marran Theatre Lesley University
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