The Moroccan film “A Mile in My Shoes” by the director Said Khallaf will be participating in the official competition at the 9th Oran Festival of Arab Film expected to hold from 22 to 27 July.
This film, which won the Grand Prize of the 17th National Film Festival in Tangier, will compete with nine other feature films as part of the official competition, we learn from the director.
Competiting Arab films will be judged by a jury chaired by Syrian director Mohammad Malas.
According to the director Said Khallaf, his film was also selected to participate in the Festival Franco-Arab Film in Amman (Jordan) from 17 to 24 July.
“A mile in my shoes” had recently participated in the International Festival of Film Durban in South Africa, organised between 16 and 26 June, and considered one of the major festivals of the African continent.
The film will also be present at Khouribga African Film Festival to be held from July 16 to 23, and in Brussels the Arab Film Festival in September.
Khallaf disclosed further that he is preparing his second feature film which he is finalising the script, adding that he intends to present his project to the Support Committee for the production of films during its next session.
“A mile in my shoes” won the grand prize of the 17th edition of the National Film Festival in Tangier, besides the award for best actor for Amine Naji and best actress for Fatima Harandi (aka Raouia) and the prize for the best music for Mohamed Osama. The film chronicles a social drama through the story of a street child who struggles to live in dignity, away from the horrors of crime and delinquency.
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