Dir. Jerome Cohen Olivar
(102 min, Morocco, 2015)
Arabic, English and French with English subtitles
Michael Abitbol, the son of a once famous Jewish musician, returns to Casablanca for the first time after leaving Morocco as a child amidst racial tensions spurred by the Yom Kippur War. There, Michael embarks on a mission to honor his father’s legacy.
Aided by an eclectic cab driver, his search for the former members of his father’s band unexpectedly transforms his life forever.
|Co-Sponsored by the
Moroccan American Cultural Center
“A poetic, emotional and nostalgic comedy that addresses the question of JewishMoroccan identity.” – L’Observateur