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Casablanca Beats (Haut et fort) | Chicago Screening

Films on the Green Chicago, Outdoor Film Series

Casablanca Beats © Kino Lorber

Belmont Harbor Park
East of Harbor Parking Lot, near the AIDS Memorial Garden
at Lake Shore Drive and Belmont Ave
Chicago, 60657

July 17, 2024 | 8:15 pm (Sunset)


Wednesday, July 17 | Belmont Harbor Park

Casablanca Beats (Haut et fort) 
Directed by Nabil Ayouch 
With Anas Basbousi, Ismail Adouab, Nouhaila Arif, and Zineb Boujemaa 
Choreographer: Khalid Benghrib
2021, Drama, 1h41, France-Morocco 

Anas, a former rapper, is hired to teach hip hop at a cultural center in an underprivileged neighborhood of Casablanca. Amidst the challenges of restrictive traditions and issues of identity, religion, and politics, Anas manages to inspire his students, fostering unity and self-expression through the transformative power of hip hop culture.

In Arabic with English subtitles 
Free and open to the public. Bring your own chair or blanket and join us at dusk! 

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