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Major Festivals and Events in Morocco

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Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://friendsofmorocco.org/images/fomstar2.gif     The 18th Annual Arabian Sights Film Festival returns with the best in contemporary cinema from across the Arab world. Arabian Sights will present two jammed packed weekends of the newest and most captivating films of the year, featuring films from several countries including Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine.

All film screenings will take place at AMC Mazza Gallerie 5300 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20015. Take Metro Red line to Friendship Heights. Parking $2.00 for 3 hours or $5.00 for 5 hours of reduced-rate parking in garage with validation.

Tickets are available for presale and will be available for purchase at the theatre during the festival.

Sunday, October 27 meet Director John Slattery(Morocco RPCV 94-96): Casablanca Mon Amour (US, Morocco) after the sceening

Casablanca Mon Amour   John Slattery - US, Morocco - 79 mins

Written and directed by American filmmaker John Slattery, this fiction/nonfiction hybrid presents two bright and humorous Moroccan college students, Hassan and Abdel, as they journey from Casablanca over the Atlas mountains to the Sahara desert. Hassan, in the midst of creating a media project, uses the trip to investigate how Morocco ... more

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Saturday, October 26

4:15 PM

AMC Mazza Gallerie

$12.00    Buy Tickets

Sunday, October 27

12:30 PM

AMC Mazza Gallerie

$12.00    Buy Tickets

Tanjaoui   Moumen Smihi - Morocco - 99 mins

Set in the 1960s during the early years of Moroccan independence. Larbi Salmi is the son of a Muslim theologian family in cosmopolitan Tangiers. Debating God's existence with his devout father, literature with a beautiful teacher from Paris, and national politics with his friends ("the proletariat is with us!"), Larbi slowly awakens ... more

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Saturday, November 2

6:15 PM

AMC Mazza Gallerie

$12.00    Buy Tickets

Sunday, November 3

4:30 PM

AMC Mazza Gallerie

$12.00    Buy Tickets

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Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://friendsofmorocco.org/images/fomstar2.gif     Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM) Benefit Reception
By His Excellency the Ambassador of Morocco and Mrs. Rachad Bouhlal
From 6:30pm on Monday, December 2, 2013

SEND RSVPS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO:
Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies
2700 Woodley Place, NW Washington, DC 20008
Telephone: 202-986-4889 diane@dianeponasik.com

Please send your check ($75.00 per person) with the following information: Name and guests names
Any other contributions in support of TALIM are always welcome
Checks are payable to TALIM
Your name will be on the list at the entrance of the Ambassador's residence
Contributions to TALIM are tax deductible. $60 of the contribution for the Benefit Reception is tax deductible
Directions to the Residence of Ambassador and Mrs. Rachad Bouhlal

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Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://friendsofmorocco.org/images/fomstar2.gif     Circle of Friends of Morocco Meetup group events
About 365 Americans, Moroccan-Americans and Moroccans in America in the Washington, DC area meet periodically for a diverse array of events. 84 events since October, 2010 and counting.

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Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://friendsofmorocco.org/images/fomstar2.gif     RPCVs of Morocco in DC is a Facebook group, now with 68 members, mostly from the last decade.

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Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://friendsofmorocco.org/images/fomstar2.gif     Mark your calendar for Peace Corps Connect – 2014 in Nashville, TN on June 20th and 21st, 2014.


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