Once ... Agadir

Once ... Agadir

| 27 min

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This short-length documentary takes us to Agadir, a city in Morocco that was struck by an earthquake in 1960. The film, made by an expatriate Moroccan who lost family and friends in the disaster, is a memorial to that tragedy and to the past he left behind when he came to North America. Partly allegorical, it employs varying techniques to offset reality from fantasy sequences.

This film contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Once ... Agadir, Jacques Bensimon, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Jacques Bensimon
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly
  • photography
    John Diebold
  • sound editing
    Bill Graziadei
    Norman Bigras
  • music
    Art Phillips

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