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News about audiovisuel in MAGHREB Region

Tunisia / Three broadcasters threatened with having equipment confiscated

HAICA (Haute Autorité Indépendante de la Communication Audiovisuelle) issued several formal notices against Tunisian channels accused of broadcasting illegally, though without much success. The radio stations concerned are: “Nour FM”, “Al-Qoraan Al-Karim” and “MFM”, the television stations: “Al-Janoubia”, “Tounesna” and “Zitouna”. Since all these channels refused to comply with the regulations and failed to respect …

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Tunisia / Abdel Rahim Suleiman, ASBU’s new Director General

During the AGM of the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) in Kuwait, Abdel Rahim Suleiman was elected new Director-General for a term of 4 years, beginning in January 2015. He succeeds Salaheddine Maaoui, who retired on 31st December after an eight year tenure. The new DG used to be ASBU’s technical director and is responsible …

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21st Tetouan International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema

The 21st Tetouan International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema will be held from March 28th to April 4th 2015. This year there are sixty films from around the Mediterranean in the programme. Experienced film-makers and new talent will be present to promote their films. Palestinian, Syrian, Moroccan, Lebanese, Tunisian, Algerian, French, Spanish and Italian films addressing …

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Morocco / Creation of the Federation of International Film Festivals in Morocco

At Rabat on January 21st, during its inaugural general assembly and at the request of associations and foundations organising international film events in Morocco, the Federation of International Film Festivals in Morocco was created to promote Moroccan films. According to a press release issued by the new organization, the Federation “is intended to represent the …

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Algeria / 4the Jordanian Film Days

From January 10th to 12th six films were screened during the 4th Jordanian Film Days at the Algiers Cinematheque, as part of the cooperation between the Agence algérienne pour le rayonnement culturel (AARC) and the Jordanian Royal Film Commission, whose purpose is to promote the latest films in both countries. Mais Darwazah’s documentary “My love …

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Morocco / Ban on “Exodus: Gods and Kings” lifted

Ridley Scott’s “Exodus: Gods and Kings” telling the story of Moses, has caused a lot of ink to flow since its release. Indeed, Morocco, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates banned the film, each for different reasons. In the UAE, the authorities refused its release because of “religious and historical errors”. In Egypt, the Minister …

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Morocco / First meeting of documentary professionals organised by 2M, CMCA member

The DocTalk: in early January 2M organised a first meeting of documentary professionals to discuss this film genre – bringing together cinema producers, directors and distributors working in Moroccan and foreign documentary with television representatives. Creative, or personal documentaries upset people: “an excellent barometer of a country’s health and its level of freedom”, they question …

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