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Live from the Marrakech Film Festival: Growing the Moroccan Film Industry

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Some festivals double as markets -- where films without distribution come to be seen and purchased -- and make up in quantity what they may lack in quality. Marrakech is more about the movies themselves, and offers a limited slate of titles.

Live from the Marrakech Film Festival: Ritesh Batra on Jury Duty

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sitting in a courtyard on the grounds of La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech, filmmaker Ritesh Batra admits that one of the best parts of being a member of the jury for the competition at the Marrakech International Film Festival is actually getting the chance to watch movies.

Live From the Marrakech Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You've been to Ouarzazate, Morocco -- at least visually -- even if you don't know it.

Live From the Marrakech Film Festival: Dec. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Here's the best thing about attending an event like the Marrakech International Film Festival: It's one of the rare opportunities that a critic has to truly walk into a screening knowing absolutely nothing about a film.

Live From the Marrakech Film Festival: Dec. 6

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I had never been invited to dine with royalty before I arrived at the Marrakech International Film Festival. Sundance, you've got a lot to live up to.

The Great Moroccan Debate: Marrakech or Fez?

Nicole Leigh West | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Nicole Leigh West

In a sentence, if they were both cakes made with culture instead of flour, Marrakech's other main ingredients are fun, color and exuberance, while Fes is flavored with history, mystery and its own serious brand of medieval mayhem.

Morocco In Three Minutes

Daniel Klein | Posted 11.20.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

This incredible country has a lot more than tagines, spice markets and mint tea... although it has those too.

'Paris Style, Arabic Spice': Finding France in Morocco

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Marrakech may be a mystery in the dark. An expert's puzzle. We knew this. And we came for it. But in the maze of twisty streets and market souks, we are hunting a kind of familiarity, too.

Seven Game of Thrones-inspired Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 08.15.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Fans of the HBO show: these castle-themed hotels in the fantasy series' filming locations of Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Malta and Croatia are for you.

Time Travel in Morocco

Curtis Ellis | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

In an increasingly homogenized world, Morocco retains a unique sense of place. I wanted to experience it lest the forces of globalization scrub its distinct colors.

On The Road To Marrakech

Stewart A. Swerdlow | Posted 11.13.2012 | Travel
Stewart A. Swerdlow

After over 30 years of traveling the globe, I have seen it all! Here's the latest from my trips around the world.

Around the World by Private Jet

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

In just 23 days, you can circumnavigate the world on a privately chartered jet. Check off most of your bucket list in one fell swoop.

Conquering The Shops Of Marrakech

Tablet | Posted 07.16.2012 | Travel
Tablet

The Red City will eventually goad you towards the markets.

Morocco for a Week Only

John Robshaw | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
John Robshaw

You can see a lot in one week in Morocco if you hire a good driver and speed a bit.

PHOTOS: A Moroccan Sahara Odyssey

Charlotte Temple | Posted 06.17.2012 | Travel
Charlotte Temple

The sun was setting and there was nothing but bright orange sand as far as the eye could see. No noise, no pollution and no one else for miles and miles.

WATCH: Marrakech Rises

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel
Shana Ting Lipton

The three-day trip was a whirlwind, but I managed to capture some initial impressions of the fantastical North African city whose crimson and ochre hues and purple haze inspired the likes of Yves Saint Laurent.

PHOTOS: Marrakech's Kaleidoscopic Style

Simone Girner | Posted 04.20.2012 | Travel
Simone Girner

To get the scoop on what makes this Moroccan city so exciting now, Indagare reached out to insiders in the fields of fashion, design and culinaria.

World's Biggest Star, King Khan, Opens Marrakech Film Festival

Ariston Anderson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

With a fanbase of literally billions, Shah Rukh Khan, King Khan or SRK to his fans, shook the city at a special event to honor the Indian film star opening night at the 11th annual Marrakesh International Film Festival.

Stacie Krajchir: Bravo's China Chow on Travel Hits and Misses

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

"When I finally boarded my last connecting flight in Hong Kong, I thought was en route to LA, but we landed in Seoul. Being that I was only 13 and the next flight to Los Angeles was completely sold out, I started to cry."

Marrakech Express

Jennifer Evans Gardner | Posted 08.14.2011 | Travel
Jennifer Evans Gardner

With uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, Morocco might not have seemed like the obvious choice for a "girl's trip," at least to some.

French Ex-Minister To Be Questioned On Orgy Claims

AP | PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD | Posted 08.01.2011 | World

PARIS — The French prosecutor's office opened a preliminary investigation Wednesday after a former government minister alleged that another ex-m...

The Perfect Glass of Champagne

Anthony Lassman | Posted 05.29.2011 | Travel
Anthony Lassman

How we resent that overfilling, over pouring, over frequenting of the table and then the eye contact -- "another bottle, sir?"

Is Marrakech "Over"?

Anthony Lassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Anthony Lassman

There is a lot of steam left in Morocco's gateway to the Sahara but you first need to know what to avoid, where to stay, where to eat and when is best to go.

Francis Ford Coppola: On Risk, Money, Craft & Collaboration

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

Over the course of 45 years in the film business, Francis Ford Coppola has refined a singular code of ethics that govern his filmmaking. There are thr...

The Atlas Mountains -- Berbers, Mules and Peaks in Morocco

Ben Colclough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ben Colclough

Morocco is famous in tourist circles -- primarily for Marrakech, and rightly so. With bustling souks, boutique riads and a medina full of storytellers and snake charmers, Marrakech is a true East-meets-West city.