Nadir Bouhmouch / MA, 2019 / 99 min.
Moroccan villagers rise up against Africa’s biggest silver mine, using music, film and theatre as a peaceful protest against the anonymous exploiters.
Landscape is a charged notion in the Middle East.* On the one hand, representations of landscape engage with a heady mix of national and natural borders, tussles over resources and territory, and (colonial) history. On the other hand, it is a rich source of identity, tradition and imagination.