Category Archives: Television

Legation Featured on Inside Africa

This week CNN’s Inside Africa visits Tangier, Morocco, including TALIM, which appears around the 2:45 mark.  See the story online here:  

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Tangier to Tinseltown: Sanaa Hamri

Watch out for Sanaa Hamri: she’s conquered Hollywood. Now she wants to make Tangier Film City on the Strait.
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Al Jazeera: the Legation “Min Washington”

“Min Washington” by Abderrahim Foukara airs on Al Jazeera Arabic this week, and features an in-depth report of the Tangier American Legation and its long history.
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Valentino’s Ghost: Hollywood & TV Imagine Arabs

You have to be dedicated, or perhaps suffering jet lag, to get up to watch Michael Singh's excellent documentary at 08:00 on a Sunday morning.  The time was a function of the setting: this was the annual conference of MESA, … Continue reading

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La mosquée at Tangier’s Moroccan National Film Festival

We've seen films-within-films before, usually films about making films.  La mosquée, a little gem featured at the 2011 Moroccan National Film Festival, is different.  It's a sort of "post-production" film: what happens after the film crew leaves a small Moroccan … Continue reading

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