Of Blood and Water
Morocco / 2014 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 15 min
The film portraits the Moroccan understanding of water and blood is interpreted by a Moroccan family – the water symbolizes the source of life and blood the symbol of death. Of Blood and Water is an artistic expression of various personal visions of traditional views of life and religious heritage in Morocco.
Abdelilah El Jaouhari is a director, scriptwriter, journalist and film critic, born in Fez in Morocco. He is an active voice in the Moroccan film culture, both as a critic as well as a director. His short Of Blood and Water gav him the prize for Best Short Film at Fespaco 2015.
Director: Abdelilah Eljaouhary
Script: Mohamed Arouiss
Cast: Touria Alaoui, Mohamed Bastaoui, Naima Lemcherki
DOP: Ali Benjeloun
Producer: Douae Production