In a small Berber village in the Atlas Mountains, the division of labour between the sexes is clear: The women work hard all day while the men mind their fields but mostly loaf about. Fadma, who lives in Casablanca in an equal marriage, comes home to visit. She refuses to tolerate this archaic inequality and foments rebellion…
A documentary whose precision and symbolism make it feel like a feature film.
Belgium / Morocco
Jawad Rhalib, born in 1965 to Belgian Moroccan parents, was a journalist before he began making films in 1997. When Arabs Danced (2018) won the grand prize at Nyon.