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Boston to Hold 9th Annual Amazigh Film Festival in September

By Zouhir Az August 15, 2017

Boston is expected to host the Ninth Annual Amazigh film festival on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Though in the past, the festival has been hosted across America, in cities such as New York and Los Angeles, this year, it will be presented at the Cohen Auditorium at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.

The festival is presented through a collaboration between the Amazigh Cultural Network in America (A.C.N.A) and the Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity, and sponsored by BMCE Bank Foundation of Morocco.

The festival is a unique celebration of North African Amazigh culture through Film and documentaries representative of the Amazigh cinematic output, which extend from the Oasis of Siwa in Egypt to Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, the Canary Islands and the Sahara Desert.

Event will include documentaries by Dounia Ben Jelloun (Ait Atta Wedding, Morocco), Kamal Hachkar (My Liver, My Love, Middle Atlas Lore, Morocco), and Rebecca Murray’s Tuaregs of Libya (The Silent War, Vice News) – Short films, T-ydia” (UK/Algeria) and “Hope” (Canada/Algeria) and award winner “Kousayla” by Tahar Houchi (Switzerland/Algeria) – The Festival will conclude with the outstanding 2017 film by Mohamed Bouzaggou , ’lpertta”, (Belgium/Morocco), a panel of Amazigh film experts to engage discussion from audience, and live music.

The Boston Amazigh film festival event is free and open to the general public, but prior registration is required! Please fill out the registration form below and select the Register button.

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