Posted by Nicky in Dec 03,2013 with No Comments
It was raining stars at the opening of the International Film Festival in Marrakesh.
Now in its 13th year, it has grown to become a globally recognised event, attracting a host of celebrities from around the world.
US actress Patricia Clarkson is among this year’s jury:
“It’s so beautiful here and I’m loving it, I think it’s going to be very hard to go home, it’s so glamorous,” she said.
“It’s the festival’s 13th edition, it’s like a big baby which has grown, and we are very proud, truly proud to see this festival exist and all these extraordinary people here,” said Moroccan actress Asmaa Khamlichi.
The president of the jury, US director Martin Scorcese, launched the event. It’s his fourth time at the Marrakech Film Festival. He handed US actress Sharon Stone the festival’s Tribute award for her lifelong career in films such as Basic Instinct, Total Recall and Scorcese’s Casino, which earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. Read the rest of this entry »