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Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival

by Helene Hagan
(Burbank, Ca. )

Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival

Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival

The Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the city of Los Angeles, the Amazigh Cultural Association in America, (A.C.A.A.) and the Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity of Burbank, Ca., is a unique event in the US, dedicated to celebrate and showcase artists, cinematographers, and musicians of the North African Berber cultures, which extend from the Oasis of Siwa in Egypt to Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, the Canary Islands and the Sahara Desert (Niger, Mali, Burkina-Faso).

Now in its fourth year of celebration in Los Angeles, the festival will focus on Morocco and will include:

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Barnsdall Theatre
4800 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles from 5pm to 10 pm

The packed program will include an opening montage on the Blue City of Chefchaouen (Rif, Morocco) of a few minutes, created by Amazigh Video Productions of Burbank, Ca; a series of beautiful and meaningful documentaries crafted by young Berber cinematographers of Morocco on the Rif Mountains of northern Morocco and the High Atlas mountains of the interior; an outstanding film, "Itto Titrit" by Mohammed Oumouloud Abbazi of the Middle Atlas region of Morocco (110 minutes) ; a Moroccan Tea reception; and a PREMIERE performance by musician, composer, artist and performer KHALID IZRI, accompanied by one of the 7 members of his band, Baptiste Argouarch on the violin. A Photo Exhibit and a short video presentation will be added by local Moroccan Berber photographer Noureddine El- Warari of Santa Monica.

Web site: http://www.laaff.org
Tickets sold on the web site and at www.itsmyseat.com
$16.00 in advance, and $20.00 at the door.

- Sunday Matinee, April 22, 2012, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Avenue, Venice, Ca.. Special presentation and PREMIERE of the UK-Morocco 2011 film of Barney Platts-Mills "Zohra, a Moroccan Fairy Tale" (80 minutes) followed by a concert performance by KHALID IZRI and Baptiste Argouarch.

Tickets sold at the door : $15.00 - 85 seats available.

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