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Marrakech International Film Festival

Tilda Swinton, James Gray, Ranveer Singh Among 2022 Marrakech Festival Honorees

The 2022 Marrakech Film Festival will pay tribute to talents from four continents this year, with Scottish actor Tilda Swinton, U.S. director James Gray, Bollywood superstar Ranveer Singh and pioneering Moroccan filmmaker Farida Benlyazid all receiving the festival’s Étoile d’or, or Golden Star, honor for their contributions to cinema.  Swinton, an Oscar winner for Michael […]

Marrakech Film Festival Names Cannes’ Critics’ Week Programmer Artistic Director

Re?mi Bonhomme, program manager of Cannes' Critics' Week sidebar, has been named the new artistic director of the Marrakech International Film Festival, one of Africa's most prestigious film fests.

‘Tschick’: Film Review

German director Fatih Akin ('The Edge of Heaven') adapts the cult novel 'Why We Took the Car,' from the late Wolfgang Herrndorf, for the big screen as 'Tschick.'

Marrakech Film Fest: ‘Very Big Shot’ Takes Top Prize

The Francis Ford Coppola-led panel uniquely awarded a special jury prize to every other film in competition.

Marrakech Fest: Bill Murray Tops Park Chan-Wook’s Actor Wish List

The director talks about his upcoming 'The Handmaiden' and says he'd work with Fox Searchlight again even after the "painful" process of 'Stoker.'

Francis Ford Coppola Explains His Secretive ‘Distant Vision’ Project

“It’s hard to understand what I’m talking about basically, unless you see it,” the Oscar-winner says of his new "live-cinema" concept.

Marrakech Fest: Fatih Akin Talks Upcoming ‘Why We Took the Car’

"I don’t know what sort of film I just did, really. I don’t know if it’s for teenagers or adults,” he said of the film based on the best-selling young adult novel.

Anton Corbijn, Olga Kurylenko Join Marrakech Film Festival Jury

Thomas Vinterberg, Naomi Kawase and Jean-Pierre Jeunet will also be part of the team of previously announced jury president Francis Ford Coppola.

Melanie Laurent on Working With Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt: “It Was Two Dreamlike Months”

The French actress discusses Jolie’s upcoming film ‘By the Sea’

Marrakech Fest: ‘Timbuktu’ Director on the Film’s Oscar Buzz

"Coming from a country that doesn't produce any films and from a continent that produces only a few of them, just taking part in the Oscars race in itself would be an acknowledgement for the whole continent," Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako said

Marrakech Fest: Ivan Tverdovsky’s ‘Corrections Class’ Takes Top Prize

The Russian film was honored by a jury including Isabelle Huppert, Alan Rickman and Melanie Laurent

Marrakech Fest: Director Saar Klein Talks First Film Frustrations, Learning From Terrence Malick

"The second you start in the morning you're already two hours behind," he says