Le Projectionniste

Le Projectionniste

Directed by Najat Jellab

produced by Atrium Productions, Oma Prod (co-prod. Morocco – Canada)

distribution: Atrium Productions, Marrakech, MA – Montreal, CA

 with Aniss Elkohen, Fadwa Taleb, Abdllah Ferkous, Youssef Ait Mansour.

Première at Festival International des films de Montréal, 2013

Best Short: Harlem International Film Festival, 2013

Official Selection: Festival De Cannes – court métrage corner, 2013

 Rendez-vous du Cinema Québécois, 2013 Luxor African Film Festival, 2014 9ème Festival Cinémas d’Afrique 

Cinématèque Suisse Lausanne, 2014 Richmond International Film Festival, 2014 Sofia MENAR Film Festival, 2014

Nominated best director – Short of the Month (INDIA, 2013)

Synopsis:

Marrakech today. Majid is almost indifferent to the word that surrounds him. He lives only for his job, projectionnist. But he learns that the theatre where he works will be sell. Before attending the final screening, Majid wanders in Marrakech.

other screenings:

– Boston Museum of Fine Arts (First Night International Film Festival – USA, 2014)
– Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois (CANADA, 2014)
– Richmond International Film Festival (USA, 2014)
– Festival International du Film Panafricain (FRANCE, 2014)
– Festival Cinémas d’Afrique (SWISS, 2014)
– Sercine – Festival Sergipe de Audiovisual (BRASIL, 2014)
– Festival “Jenseits von Europa XIII” (ALLEMAGNE, 2014)
– Festival Paris Court Devant – compétition régionale (FRANCE, 2014)
– Quintessence – Festival international du film de Ouidah (BENIN, 2014)