“MAKING MOVIES, BY ALL MEANS” FILM BUFF RESIDENCE FROM OCTOBER 2 TO 7, 2020
DARZAHIA INVITES YOU TO ITS 2nd EDITION OF CINEPHILE RESIDENCE TAKING PLACE FROM OCTOBER 2 TO 7, 2020. A RESIDENCE RUN BY MARC LANTERI* OFFERING A VARIATION AROUND THE RICHNESS OF CINEMA AND ITS REPRESENTATION OF THE WORLD EMOTIONS.
Marc Lanteri* has selected for you some gems of Algerian, Argentine, Egyptian, Georgian, Indian, Iranian and Korean cinema, directed by the most representative filmmakers from these countries. These include, among others, Amol Palekar, Damian Szifron, Deepa metha, Karim Moussaoui, Kim Ki-Duk, Otar Osseliani, Sara Khaki, Mohammad Reza Eyni, S. R. Kheradmand and Youssef Chahine.
The films selected show us that beyond cultural, linguistic differences and geographical borders, movie remains an instinctive and creative media that everyone can take on. Three themes will be illustrated during this movie lover stay. One theme per evening, “Neo Realism”, “Back to Fiction”, “Vision Fantastic”, the last evening will be a surprise evening, a choice, between you and us. The choice of films for this residence translates the universality of proposed themes, the creativity of directors and their will to make sense in relation to their origins.
A film approach that skildly mix styles and genders to the great delight of spectators. films come from countries that are rich, different, distant… And so much close, thanks to their shared humanity: Algeria, Argentina, Egypt, Georgia, South Korea, India and Iran. They are directed by authors representative of their own culture, Amol Palekar, Damian Szifron, Deepa Metha, Karim Moussoui, Kim Ki-Duk, Otar Osseliani, Sara Khaki et Mohammad Reza Eyni, S. R. Kheradmand et Youssef Chahine… Welcome to DarZahia
“MAKING MOVIES, BY ALL MEANS”
(from October 2rd to 7th, 2020)
OCTOBER 3: NEO REALISM
• “Our Iranian lockdown” (17’) by Sara Khaki et Mohammad Reza Eyni (2020)
• “En attendant les hirondelles” (115’) by Karim Moussaoui (2017)
• “Gare Centrale” (90’) by Youssef Chahine (1958)
OCTOBER 4: BACK TO FICTION
• “Relatos salvajes”, by Damián Szifron (2014)
• “Springtime, Summer, Automn, Winter… and Springtime” (98’) by Kim Ki-Duk (2003)
OCTOBER 5 : VISION FANTASTIC
• “Thursday meeting” (2’) by S. R. Kheradmand (2018)
• “Paheli” (133’) by Amol Palekar (2005)
• “Avril ” (45’) by Otar Iosseliani (1960)
OCTOBER 6: SURPRISE!
…up to you!
* Marc Lanteri could not escape being in love with cinema. Born in Cannes, he grew up interested in its film festival since very young. From now on, living in Paris, he works as a research consultant in communication, strategy and geopolitics. Accredited to the Cannes Film Festival for more than 10 years, he writes and publishes regularly on cinema, its creativity and influence. True to his first love, he continues to attend festivals and movie theaters, in France and abroad.
THE CINEPHILE RESIDENCE
The residence takes place over 6 days and 5 nights, from October 2 to 7, 2020 (arrival on 2, departure on 7). Two to three screenings per evening are held outdoor at DarZahia’s garden. Each screening is introduced by Marc Lanteri and followed by discussions with all participants. During meals you may continue to debate, or not, while enjoying local cuisine prepared at the garden with fresh products from the market. The rest of the time, you have the choice: enjoy the garden and its swimming corridor, read a book in one of the hammocks in the shade of the olive trees or discover the Taroudant medina and its souks… And also many other things that you will be surprised to discover when coming at DarZahia.
THE STAY WILL BE SUBJECT TO A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
In a luxuriant garden of 4000 m2, with a 105 feets long swimming pool, amid fields of olive trees in full nature facing the Atlas mountains. You sleep alone or together in a dream pavilion in paradise. You fall asleep by candlelight to the sound of crickets and wake up in the light of day to the song of the lark and bulbul in the gardens. Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will answer you personally asap to confirm availability.
A PASSPORT IS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL TO MOROCCO. IT MUST BE VALID AT LEAST 90 DAYS FOLLOWING THE DATE OF ARRIVAL TO MOROCCO.
Massage at home, 35 euros. Hammam+massage in a Spa, 60 euros. Local hammam in the medina with scrubbing, 10 euros. Horse riding 15 euros per hour, or 44 euros for half a day. Bike rental, 10 euros per day, 5 euros per additional day. Taxi excursions are charged à la carte, cost to share between participants. All activities are available by appointment and should be booked at the beginning of your stay. If you want to discover the region of Taroudant, the stay may be extended at a preferential rate.
I WANT TO COME, HOW MUCH DOES IT COST ?
The 6 days and 5 nights, half board, from October 2 to 7, 2020 (arrival on 2, departure on 7), 650 euros per person for a shared room and 750 euros solo.
HOW DO I GET TO DARZAHIA?
You fly to Agadir and we will pick you up at the airport (40 euros per transfer). From there you are taken care of by our team until your return.