Callshop Istanbul, the film by Hind Benchekroun et Sami Mermer is heading for Agadir to FIDADOC, the largest documentary festival in Morocco on May 4, 2016. Co-director Hind Benchekroun, who is originally from Morocco, is proud to have the film selected as one of ten feature films from around the world in competition. The theme of the festival this year is Cinéma partout. Le Cinema pour tous (Cinema everyone. Cinema for everyone.) and includes a program of 30 films representing 25 nationalities. http://www.fidadoc.org/cp-2-le-fidadoc-2016-le-cinema-partout-le-cinema-pour-tous.
The festival has two mobile projection units which take the film out into various neighbourhoods, community, educational and municipal centres around the city for outdoor screenings. This year, the off-theatre screenings of FIDADOC are broadening their reach into 7 other cities in the region of Souss Massa : Taroudant, Tiznit, Aït Melloul, Inzegane, Amskroud, Chtouka et Biougra.
The Festival has partnered up with a range of local community groups and associations including la Commission régionale des droits de l’Homme (the Regional Human Rights Commission).