Midnight OrchestraDate: September 11, 2016Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Director: Jérôme Cohen-Olivar • Morocco • 2016 • Arabic/English/French with subtitles • 100 minutes
Michael Abitbol left Casablanca as a child during the racial tensions of the Yom Kippur War and never looked back. But after many years, he decides to return to Morocco to meet his estranged father, a famous musician, who dies shortly after Michael gets to Casablanca. With the help of a comical Muslim taxi driver, he goes on a mission to meet the colorful characters of his father’s orchestra and begins to truly understand his father’s legacy.