African Literary Accounts on the Genocide in Rwanda



2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


The Roxy Bar and Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street SE1 1LB


Tickets are £7.50 (full price); £5 for students; free for the unemployed. Please bring proof of status on the day.

The Maghreb Cinema Series presents the

UK Première of a comedy about clandestine immigration


(Dir. Mohamed Nadif, Morocco, 2011)

Synopsis: Said and Amine are two students from Casablanca dreaming of Europe. They end up in a small village in the North of Morocco, hoping for a crossing. With the help of the local schoolteacher, they leave aboard a small boat. Shipwrecked, Amine is washed ashore the small village, whilst Said finds himself on a Spanish beach. Andalusia seems strange to Said, and in the Moroccan village, Amine starts noticing strange things happening…

WINNER: Best First Feature (Oran Arab Film Festival, 2011); Best Director and Special Mention for Cinematography (Khouribga African Film Festival, 2012)

Running time: 86 mins; in Arabic with English subtitles

Doors open at 1pm for a 2pm start. The Roxy opens at 11am serving food and drinks.

Tickets: you do not need to print out your ticket purchased via Eventbrite, your name will be on the door. On the day, tickets will be available to purchase at the venue.

Access: the entire venue is fully accessible.

Please note the Roxy admits over 18’s only.

With thanks to actor/co-producer/director MOHAMED NADIF and co-producer RACHIDA SAADI for their support