Sunday, September 16, 2007

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid presides over meeting of the Board of Directors


Marrakech, September 2, 2007 – On the morning of Sunday, September 2nd, 2007, His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, President of Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation, chaired meeting of the board of directors of Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation.

During this meeting highlights of this year festival were discussed, in addition to dealing with the foundation’s activities in past years and future efforts.

The foundation issued a statement in which it asserted that the 7th annual Marrakech International Film Festival is due to start on December 7 through 15, 2007.

Additionally, official statement of foundation indicated that festival’s new web site will be launched from September 10, accessible on the address: http://www.festivalmarrakech.info/.
Thanks to His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid’s graceful efforts along with his strategic directions, this festival takes place simultaneously in city of Marrakech and stays at the forefront of industry developments.

His Royal Highness is longing to bring the best cinematic selections from around the world to heart of Morocco – city of Marrakech - for audiences to enjoy, as well as to showcase Moroccan and international talents.

In the same way, His Royal Highness seeks to promote inter-cultural dialogue with the purpose of intensifying our understanding of the others with spotlight on key programs build on progresses made in the recognition of cultural diversity for the sustainable development of nations and societies.

Since its debut in 2001, the Marrakech International Film Festival has become a world-class event, often considered the next most important film festival after Cannes.

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