The feature film “High and strong” by Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch won the Best Music Award at the official competition of the 32nd Carthage Cinematographic Days (JCC), held from October 30 to November 6.
Participating in the Official “Fictional Feature Films” Competition, this film, which was released in theaters on November 3, is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the universe of a youth carried by hip-hop and the ‘hope.
Produced in 2021 by Ali’n Productions (Morocco), Les Films du Nouveau Monde (France), in co-production with Unity and Ad Vitam (France), “Haut et Fort” (102 minutes) represented Morocco in the competition this year. official of the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. He received the Festival’s Positive Cinema Prize.
As part of this festival, the feature film project “Hayech Mayech” by Moroccan director Hicham Lasri was awarded by the Carthage Pro platform of the JCC.
This feature film, which was among the Arab and African laureates of the “Takmil” workshop as part of the Carthage platform, was awarded the Prize of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) , with a reward of 10,000 euros.
The Golden Tanit, the highest distinction of the Carthage film days, was awarded to the Egyptian film “Feathers” by Omar Alzouheiri, winner of three other prizes.
Egypt is thus awarded the grand prize of the festival, awarded to the best work in the fictional feature film category.
“Feathers” also won the Tanit d’Or in the first work competition, the Tahar Cheriaa prize.
In the artistic section, the winner of the Tanit d’Or won two other prizes including that of the best screenplay, awarded to Ahmed Ameur and Omar Alzouheiri and that of the best female interpretation, awarded to Demyana Nassar.
Morocco was represented at this event by six films, including “Jeans” by Mohamed Bouhari (official competition “Short Films of Fiction) and” What does it matter if the animals die “by Sofia Alaoui (Official selection out of competition), as well as by “The School of Hope” by Mohamed El Aboudi and “Last Round” by Mohamed Fekrane, which were screened as part of the Feature Films Out of Competition category.