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Casablanca Beats (Haut et fort)


A group of teenagers dancing hip hop

Seward Park
Canal St and Essex St
New York, US 10002

July 7, 2023 | 8:30 pm

Friday, July 7 | Seward Park

Casablanca Beats (Haut et fort) 
Directed by Nabil Ayouch 
With Anas Basbousi, Ismail Adouab, Nouhaila Arif, 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 (no ticket needed)


Presented in partnership with the Seward Park Conservancy.


Films on the Green returns for its 15th edition with a selection of free screenings across nine parks in Manhattan and Brooklyn from June 2 to September 8, 2023. Celebrating the art of dance in film, the festival features 12 stunning features that highlight dance as a universal language that connects cultures and people through the magic of cinema. Join us for a mesmerizing cinematic journey through the world of dance in New York City parks! 


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