Instituted by the African Film Festival Foundation and under the high patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the African Film Festival of Khouribga (AFFK) returns for its 20th edition.
From September 9 to 16, 2017, will be offering a rich and diversified program showcasing African filmmakers and their new productions.
The question of identity in African film is the theme of the main conference that will be held during this 20th edition.
This year, the festival, traditionally sponsored by OCP Group, is celebrating its 40th anniversary and paying tribute to Rwandan film, in order to strengthen cooperation links between Moroccan and Rwandan film industry leaders and to open up opportunities for discussion between Rwandan filmmakers and their Moroccan counterparts.
As in last year, OCP Foundation plans to organize events and activities to promote African cultures during this 20th edition.
A strong presence for OCP Foundation at the 20th edition of the African Film Festival of Khouribga OCP Foundation is taking action through its Culture and Heritage program as well as its Africa Department.
Two major events at the Khouribga Media Library will be held during the festival, namely: The International Exhibition of African Contemporary Art, scheduled for Sunday, September 10 at 4 p.m. at the Khouribga Media Library.
It consists of 50 paintings of different sizes as well as sculptures and installations by 27 artists from 11 African countries. The exhibition will be displayed until November 30, 2017.
Tribute to Rwandan culture through a literary encounter with a renowned Rwandan novelist, Scholastique Mukasonga, to be held on Friday, September 15 at the Khouribga Media Library.
The encounter, moderated by journalist and writer Maati Kabbal, will be followed by a traditional Rwandan music performance by the popular artist Jules Sentore accompanied by young Rwandans living in Morocco.