• The Damned Don’t Cry

    Directed by Fyzal Boulifa
    France/Belgium/Morocco | 111 minutes | North American Premiere | New Voices New Visions

Estranged from their extended family, a single mother and her teenage son subsist on the margins of Moroccan society. Destitute but determined, the pair hustles however they can to keep a roof over their heads.

film details

Director: Fyzal Boulifa
Producers: Clément Lepoutre, Cassandre Warnauts, Karim Debbagh, Olivier Muller, Gary Farkas, Jean-Yves Roubin
Screenwriter: Fyzal Boulifa
Cinematographers: Caroline Champetier
Editor: François Quiqueré
Music: Nadah El Shazly
Cast: Abdellah El Hajjouji, Aicha Tebbae, Antoine Reinartz
Original Language Title: Les damnés ne pleurent pas
Country: France/Belgium/Morocco
Language: In Darija and French with English subtitles
Year: 2022
Running Time: 111 minutes
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Director Filmography: Lynn + Lucy (2019)
Primary Company: Charades


New Voices New Visions Award

Film Festival 2023