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Aïssâwas
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produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, ZED (Film production); in The Cobra Brotherhood (Morocco), Lands of Legends (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production)), 5 mins
Abdallah's life is that of a wanderer, like his ancestor Idn Aïssâ, he travels throughout all of Morocco looking for reptiles whose names alone frighten people away, like the sand viper or the Atlas Cobra. Abdallah is an Aïssâwî, but conquering snakes is not his only power. He is a descendant of Sidi Rahal, t...
produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, ZED (Film production); in The Cobra Brotherhood (Morocco), Lands of Legends (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production)), 5 mins
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Once Upon a Time, The Brotherhood of the Cobra
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produced by ZED (Film production), in Once Upon a Time (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 5 mins
Once upon a time is a collection of short stories filmed around the world on men and their extraordinary adventures in nature.
produced by ZED (Film production), in Once Upon a Time (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 5 mins
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Horsemen, Episode 1, The Zaianes - Morocco
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directed by Rébecca Boulanger, fl. 2001-2013; produced by Gilles Thion and Jean Dufour, in Horsemen, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2001), 27 mins
Located in the Moroccan Atlas Mountains, Zaiane is the name for both a region and an ancient tribe. These great and fierce Berbers have managed to perpetuate their equestrian traditions. Horses are bred for the Zaiane's stunning spectacles. At first all you can see is a frenzied dash of horses, accompanied by the...
directed by Rébecca Boulanger, fl. 2001-2013; produced by Gilles Thion and Jean Dufour, in Horsemen, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2001), 27 mins
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Living with the Invisibles
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directed by Dirk Dumont, fl. 2003 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2003), 53 mins
When they emigrated to Europe in the 60’s and 70’s, Moroccans brought with them their culture and their “diseases” (caused by the the jinn that inhabit some of them). In Europe, most North African families will include someone who is undergoing this kind of disorder, with diverse manifestations (asthma, pa...
directed by Dirk Dumont, fl. 2003 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2003), 53 mins
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Sufi Soul
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directed by Simon Broughton; produced by Carl Simons (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2005), 50 mins
For hundreds of millions of Sufi followers worldwide, music is at the heart of their tradition and a way of getting closer to God. From the Whirling Dervishes of Turkey to the qawwali music of Pakistan, Sufism has produced some of the world's most spectacular music celebrated by Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Dalr...
directed by Simon Broughton; produced by Carl Simons (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2005), 50 mins
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Marriage and Divorce Among the Ait Haddidu
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produced by Patti Langton, fl. 1990; in A Time to Woo, Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 12 mins
In this segment, we see 27-year-old Fadma and 14-year-old Aisha preparing for the annual bride festival held by the Ait Haddidu people of Morocco. Ait Haddidu women today have much more freedom than in most Muslim societies. Though the custom here is to marry early, women may divorce and remarry easily and often....
produced by Patti Langton, fl. 1990; in A Time to Woo, Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 12 mins
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