The in-person festival was due to take place in Marrakech in November with new artistic director Remi Bonhomme at the helm.
The Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation has cancelled the 19th edition due to the health crisis linked to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The festival was due to take place in Marrakech next month with new artistic director Remi Bonhomme at the helm.
Meanwhile, the industry-focussed Atlas Workshops will be held online from November 30 to December 3. For the workshops, the festival has opened a call for projects in development and films in post-production by filmmakers from Morocco, the African continent and the Arab world. The projects will also be presented at a digital co-production market.
“Due to the health crisis linked to the pandemic of Covid19, its worrying development around the world and the uncertainties it generates, the Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation has decided to cancel the 19th edition of the festival, initially scheduled for November 2020,” the Foundation said in a statement.