The 17th edition of Festival International du Film de Marrakech (FIFM) is all set to begin on 30th November’2018. One can witness nine days of cinematic magic which is undoubtedly the biggest event devoted to Moroccan cinema. If you are a movie aficionado then this is a great opportunity to be a part of a colourful event which would see a lot of visitors from around the world as attendees. Plan your trip to Morocco, so that you can witness a medley of foreign feature films, short films and documentary films.

This November, the imperial city of Marrakech would get lit up with the glamorous presence of the stars from movie industries around the world. And if you are a fan of veteran Hollywood actor Robert De Niro, then you shouldn’t miss this opportunity, as FIFM will pay tribute to this two times Academy Awards winner on its 17th edition. De Niro who debuted in late 1960s went on to appear for some remarkable films and worked with fabulous Hollywood directors. This ex-President of the jury for the 64th Cannes Film Festival (2011) has confirmed his presence making all the members of FIFM super excited. This winter visit Morocco and be a part of history.

About the Festival

Founded in 2001, as a non-profit organization, under the initiative of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, this mega event aims at encouraging the film creation, its promotion and distribution in the Kingdom of Morocco and worldwide. This very Foundation is chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid and invites international writers, actors, directors and other dignitaries as a part of jury to reward the best Moroccan and foreign feature and short films. This much talked about international event is a must visit on your Morocco travel.

Attend the Festival

The festival has been a rendezvous for creative professionals, since its inception in 2001. If you are a film professional, a media representative, a movie buff or a cinephile, residing in Marrakech, or any part of Morocco or just passing through, you can get an accreditation that gives you the opportunity to see films available for free during this 17th edition of filmy extravaganza. The event has also become an opportunity for the public to discover promising new talent from around the world. The accreditation registry process will start from 1st November, so keep an eye here –

You can also attend the Master Class with speakers of repute from the world of cinemas. Listen to their speech when they share their experience of film making and various nuances of direction and film production to the audiences. On your Morocco holidays don’t forget to be the part of this awesome fest.

Festival Schedule

30th November 2018 – 8th December 2018

Key Contacts

To witness this International Film Festival stay tuned to their official website

You can also mail them for general queries. And for any details regarding accreditation, the organisers can be reached at