The Calling


A woman, in her early thirties, arrives in some kind of military prison in order to free her parents. A glass blower guides her through the acceptance of the impossibility of her quest by wearing her out through a repetitive and alienating work.

Duration: 23:52
Country of Origin: Morocco

Director: Mariakenzi Lahlou

Mariakenzi Lahlou, a young Moroccan filmmaker, was born on May 28th 1992 in Rabat in Morocco. She has a bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Cinema (Filmmaking and art) from the University of Paris 8. Al Nidae (The Calling), which she wrote, directed and produced, is her first short film.

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