Tribute to Russian Cinema

    As part of its sixteenth edition, the Marrakech International Film Festival is pleased to honor the Russian cinema, one of the richest and most prolific cinemas in Europe.

    The sixteenth edition of the MIFF

    The sixteenth edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival will take place from the 2nd to the 10th of december 2016.

Awards 2015

Best Moments of the MIFF 2015

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MasterClass 2015


Director, screenwriter & producer

Country : South Korea

They said about the Festival ..

  • Juliette Binoche

    The history of my family is connected to this country. My grandfather grew up in Tiznit and Agadir, and he lived here in Marrakesh. I am very proud to receive...

    Sharon Stone

    The Marrakesh International Film Festival is a unique opportunity to bring together cultures from around the world and to celebrate the creative spirit. I am very...

  • Martin Scorsese

    When the festival started, I said it would become one of the best known festivals. It is a festival that will last. The quality of the films is exceptional.

    Marion Cotillard

    I feel home in Marrakesh. I have shot two films here. It is also a special moment for cinema in general as it can be seen in the huge number...

  • Nour-Eddine Lakhmari

    It is a great honour to be back at the Marrakesh International Film Festival which holds a special place for me. Last year, the festival made me immensely happy by...

    Emir Kusturica

    The Marrakesh Film Festival is the ideal place to celebrate cinema and the world of acting.

  • Susan Sarandon

    Promoting cinema, especially independent cinema from all over the world encourages the human spirit, humanity and a better understanding of the other. I am proud to...

    Renzo Rosselini

    Every occasion which allows human beings to meet represents an opportunity to encourage tolerance and peace provided there isn’t any prejudice or discrimination....

  • Abbas Kiarostami

    We must multiply points of view and cinematic approaches by giving the means to film makers to speak about what they know so that they can widen our perception of...

    Youssef Chahine

    They asked me to write a few words about my state of mind at the moment. So here they are: I take 15 pills a day and I make enormous...

  • Claudia Cardinale

    Dear friends, during this Festival, in this marvellous country and the immensely welcoming city of Marrakesh, I am so honoured to receive the Etoile D’Or from the...

    Volker Shlöndorff

    Marrakesh and cinema have something in common: the art of telling stories. Since the birth of cinema, the public have flocked to movie theatres, just as they do around...

  • Jeremy Irons

    “I am honoured to preside over the international competition of short films for this third edition. The Marrakesh International Film Festival seems to get bigger...

    Jeanne Moreau

    For me it is a great happiness and joy to attend this new edition of the Marrakesh Film Festival. This festival was launched in a tragic context in the aftermath...

  • Charlotte Rampling

    I come to Marrakech because the festival is well done. It’s a time of glamor and of dreams.

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Tributes 2015

Bill Murray

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