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My Dad Is Not Dead

My dad is not Dead by Adil El Fadili tells the story of Malik and his father Mehdi, handymen at a fair. Their lives take a dramatic turn during a political rally, leading to Mehdi's arrest after a confrontation with the police. With the support of the fair community, Malik begins a determined search for his father; a quest that illustrates the realities and challenges of their lives. Unique to this film is the attention to visual composition, color, and the integration of sound and music, which together enhance the emotional charge and themes of freedom and hope. This film recently won the Grand Prix at the National Film Festival in Morocco. My dad is not Dead by Adil El Fadili narrates the journey of Malik and his father Mehdi, carnival workers, whose lives shift dramatically during a political rally leading to Mehdi's arrest after clashing with the police. Malik, with the carnival community's support, embarks on a quest to find his father, illuminating the realities and challenges they face. Noteworthy for its visual composition, color, and sound and music integration, these elements amplify the film's emotional depth and themes of freedom and hope. The film recently won the Grand Prix at the National Film Festival in Morocco.

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