Patience Patience

Patience Patience

PATIENCE, PATIENCE YOU’LL GO TO PARADISE! Fifty years after emigrating to Brussels, seven North African Muslim women are finally starting to taste freedom after decades raising their families behind closed doors. Bertha DocHouse are delighted to present the latest film in our ‘DocHouse Firsts’ initiative – bringing docs to the big screen that wouldn’t otherwise be […]

Bastards – A Moroccan Documentary

Bastards – A Moroccan Documentary

Directed by Deborah Perkin, Bastards is about a Muslim mum who fights family, tradition and the law to give her illegitimate daughter a future. It’s uplifting, funny, moving – and shows the inside of a Moroccan court for the first time on film. Released in UK cinemas last year, it won high praise from film critics like […]

Message of Condolences from King Mohammed VI to President of France

Mohammed VI a adressé un message de condoléances au Président français, François Hollande, suite aux attaques terroristes qui ont visé, vendredi, plusieurs quartiers de Paris. Dans ce message le souverain affirme avoir appris avec une vive émotion et une profonde tristesse la nouvelle des odieuses attaques terroristes qui ont visé plusieurs quartiers de Paris « Je vous […]

Nour Festival of Arts – 20 October to 8 November 2015

Nour Festival of Arts – 20 October to 8 November 2015

Nour Festival is a festival dedicated to the best of contemporary arts and culture from the MENA region. Events take place in different venues across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The Festival features different arts forms ranging from theatre, cinema, literature, to dance, music and even food. There are also many exhibitions, workshops, […]

The Spirit of the Moors – 15th October 2015

The Spirit of the Moors – 15th October 2015

English Chamber Orchestra presents The Spirit of the Moors On Thursday 15 October, a unique British Moroccan collaboration will take place to celebrate the talents of Moroccan musicians in London. The brilliant young Moroccan pianist, Dina Bensaïd, makes her London debut performing music by the internationally acclaimed Moroccan composer, Ahmed Essyad. The concert includes the […]

JAYKAR the cheeky video scene of the gulf – 17th July 2015

JAYKAR the cheeky video scene of the gulf – 17th July 2015

As part of this year’s Shubbak Festival the Crossway Foundation brings you an evening of thought-provoking films from the Gulf. This screening will include exciting new satirical shorts from groups such as Meqdad Al-Kout (Kuwait) and Misfitz Comedy (Bahrain), many of which have never before been translated into English. Following the screening there will be a Q+A with […]

Just how to Annotate a Guide

What actually makes us happy with our careers I came across a report, of a year-ago, published by Frederick Herzberg (an American Psychologist, and College of Utah Professor) named “One More Time: How Can You Motivate Workers.” Being a fresh professional, simply receiving my job off the ground, the study’s topic matter was intriguing in […]

English Colonial Texts on Tangier

English Colonial Texts on Tangier

In an extensive original introduction, Karim Bejjit narrates the various stages of the colonial venture in Tangier, and critically analyses both the British historiography and current scholarship on the subject. He provides an alternative reading of the Tangier episode, emphasising the Moroccan point of view and the significance of the local political agency. This critical […]

Burda: Asil Ensemble and Karima Skalli – 11th July 2015

Burda: Asil Ensemble and Karima Skalli – 11th July 2015

Presented by Shubbak – A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture and Abu Dhabi Festival 11 July 2015 / 19:00 Moroccan singer Karima Skalli and the Asil Ensemble perform three Burdas – song cycles combining poetry and music, inspired by the greatest Arab composers and poets across the centuries. A well known classical Burda with words […]