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My Makhzen and Me (2012)

In the summer of 2011, Nadir Bouhmouch, a Moroccan student studying abroad in California returns to his home country and finds it in a state of turmoil. The uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt ... See full summary »

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Nadir Bouhmouch

Writer:

Nadir Bouhmouch

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Credited cast:
Abdelfatah Abdelfatah
Youness Belghazi Youness Belghazi
Montasser Drissi Montasser Drissi
Selma Maarouf Selma Maarouf
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In the summer of 2011, Nadir Bouhmouch, a Moroccan student studying abroad in California returns to his home country and finds it in a state of turmoil. The uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt had spread to Morocco. Organized by a group of students called the February 20th movement through Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and a website called Mamfakinch; People were flooding the streets and demanding change. But the Makhzen (the ruling elite) refuses to abandon it's grasp. This film investigates what gave birth to the revolt and the obstacles it encounters on it's struggle for freedom, democracy, human rights and an end to corruption and poverty. Written by A story about a people and their government.

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A story about a people and their government.

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Documentary | Short

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Country:

Morocco

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 2012 (Morocco) See more »

Filming Locations:

Morocco

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Color (HD)

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16:9 HD
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