MACAAL Ciné-club – Cinewax Watch Party

Screening of short films,followed by a discussion with the directors

Thursday 29 April 2021
8 – 9.30 pm (Morocco)

In partnership with Cinewax, streaming platform dedicated to African and diaspora films, MACAAL is initiating a series of online screenings in connection with its current group show Outsiders/Insiders?.

The first session will take place on Thursday 29 April, from 8 to 9.30 pm (Moroccan time). Two short films will be screened, So What If The Goats Die by Sofia Alaoui, César Awards 2021’s best short film, and Dem Dem! by Pape Bounamy Lopy, March Recchia, Christophe Rolin, followed by a discussion with the directors.

1. Connect on the Zoom link on time
2. Open the Cinewax platform and watch the films with us*
3. After the screening at 11pm gmt+2, continue on the Zoom for the Q&A with the directors Sofia Alaoui (So What If The Goats Die) and Christophe Rollin (Dem Dem) who are here specially for this event!

* Free screening for Moroccans with the promo code MACAAL21MA!

Practical information

MACAAL Ciné-club – Cinewax Watch party #1
Thursday 29 April, 8 – 9.30 pm (Morocco)

You can also watch the films by registering on the Cinewax platform!*
*Only available in the following countries :
France, Sweden, United States, Canada, Belgium, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Germany, Italy, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Spain, Kenya, Brazil, Netherland, Colombia, South Africa.

Film are available in French & English

Short films – Synopsis

Qu’importe si les bêtes meurent 
High in the Atlas Mountains, the young shepherd Abdellah and his father are hemmed in by snow at their goat pen. Their animals are wasting away. Abdellah must go to find supplies at a market village more than a day’s walk away. When he arrives with his mule, he finds the village abandoned due to a strange event that has wreaked havoc on the lives of all believers.

Dem Dem! 
Matar, a Senegalese fisherman, finds a Belgian passport on a beach in Dakar. He decides to use it. On his way, he meets N’Zibou, the madman who measures the clouds. He asks Matar about his quest for identity.