Tinghir - Jerusalem, echoes from the Mellah [English subtitles]

2012 - Documentary (1h26) from Kamal Hachkar

Kamal Hachkar explores the 2000-year-old Mellah in his family's village of Tinghir, Morocco, and follows the trail of the town's once substantial Jewish population to its emigres and descendants in Israel. In the film, he weaves back and forth between his city's old Jewish quarter and Israel, where he meets Sephardic Jews who still hold tight to their Moroccan identity. Presents the story of a long-term collaboration between Jews and Muslims that eventually fell apart. As Hachkar tries to understand exactly what happened, he simultaneously seeks a better way forward.





Tinghir - Jerusalem, echoes from the Mellah [English subtitles]

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