The Saidia Festival "Cinema without Borders" ended on Saturday 1 September, after four days of successful film screenings and thematic debates. The closing night was marked by two lively tributes to the great actress Fadila Benmoussa and the famous director Hakim Noury.
So the verdict of the jury fell to decide between the films in competition, or the long or the shorts, and this, by awarding the Grand Prix "the Blue Pearl" to the feature film "Al Asleyeen" of the Egyptian Marouan Hamed. The Moroccan film "Hayat" by Raouf Sebbahi received the Jury Prize and the Screenplay Prize. As far as Driss Mrini's feature film "Lahnech" is concerned, he was able to have the best male performance for the best director with the talented Aziz Dadas, the best female actress Fadila Benmoussa. , appeared in his role in the film "Fadma" Ahmed El Maanouni. Moreover, the short film prize was distinguished by the dedication of the film "Cargo" of the Lebanese Karim Rahbani by the Grand Prix "The Orange". The price of the scenario went back to the & battlefield & # 39; by the Algerian director Anouar Hajj Smaïne. The production was earned by the short film "Assia" by Malika Zairi. Note that this 4th edition was attended by several directors, actors, screenwriters who were unanimous about the importance of this festival in the city of Saidia, because it can contribute directly to cinematographic culture, to form a link between Moroccans from here and elsewhere, paying attention to the problems of immigration and immigrants, and to promote the culture of tolerance, exchange and cohabitation.