A total of 571 professionals from different media Moroccan and international provide, in 15 languages, coverage of the 17th edition of the International Film Festival of Marrakesh.
These print, audio-visual and web media professionals represent 215 media outlets from 22 countries in addition to pan-Arab media representatives and regional and international press agencies.
They come from France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway, Greece, Serbia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Algeria, Lebanon, UAE, Tunisia, Egypt, but also Japan, China, Turkey, Brazil, USA and Australia.
Of the total number of these professionals, 476 journalists, photographers and technicians represent 146 national and regional reference media.
In detail, 16 radio and television channels are accompanying this 17th edition, which notes that 51 media written in both languages (Arabic and French) provide daily coverage of the Festival, in addition to 79 information portals.
Also present at the Festival are the local correspondents of international reference media, 18 of which represent several media organizations (television, print media, press agency, etc.) broadcasting in Arabic, French, English, Spanish, in Chinese and Turkish.
They cover all the activities of the Festival, including screenings, debates, gala evenings, tributes and other events of this high-mass film, note the organizers, pointing out that these covers also contribute to the influence of Morocco on the five continents.
In figures still, the organizers specify, moreover, that 80 films in total coming from Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, North America and South America, are projected in part of the Festival, including three world premieres of feature films: two Moroccan films and one Japanese film.
And to point out that out of 27 films representing Africa and the Middle East, 12 are Moroccan participating in this 17th edition of the Festival, marked by the programming of 26 debates at the end of the screenings of films in official competition and in the section “The 11th Continent”.