Casablanca Beats

Dir: Nabil Ayouch, Morocco, 2021, 12A, 101m, subtitles 

Anas, a charismatic ex-rapper, arrives in Casablanca to start a new job at an arts centre, teaching hip-hop to a small group of the city’s young people. ‘Nabil Ayouch has made an excellent tale that is both a love affair with hip-hop and a look at how the Moroccan youth is challenging orthodox views in the digital age’. Kaleem Aftab, Cineuropa.