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“Sofia” by Meryem Benm’barek soon in Moroccan theaters

Written by FDM

Nominated eight times for multiple awards, Sofia, the film directed by the Moroccan Meryem Benm’barek will finally hit Moroccan movie theaters.

The film dealing with a social problem that affects many Moroccans will be broadcasted in Moroccan cinemas starting September 19, 2018. Named by the French press as one of the three best films of the week (Out in France on September 5), “Sofia” has received many recognitions including  the best screenplay award in Cannes in the category of”Un Certain Regard”, and  Le Valois du scénario award at Festival Francophone d’Angoulême.

Star casting in this film is Maha Alemi who plays Sofia for her first lead role. Supporting actors include Moroccan Lubna Azabal, Sarah Perles, Faouzi Bensaïdi, and Hamza Khafif.