Samia Errazzouki recounts personal experience as a Moroccan American journalist working in Morocco.
Melissa Chemam reviews the new taboo-busting feature film from Moroccan director Maryam Touzani.
In this excerpt from a chapter in his latest novel in French, Abdellah Taïa pays homage to his mother, his favorite heroine.
Nora Ounnas Leroy talks to three Moroccan artists participating in a Montpellier incubator project through the Festival Arabesques.
Register Here. The Markaz Review presents a roundtable conversation on Middle Eastern cuisine among contributors to the TMR • 20 FOOD issue, featuring personal stories and family recipes. This… Continue reading A Middle Eastern Food Roundtable, with TMR Writers, Sunday, May 8, 1 PM Eastern
Justin Stearns, a scholar of the pre-modern Muslim Middle East, reviews the new book by Karla Mallette on the fascinating history of two of the world's great languages.
TMR reviews a film on discrimination in Israel and the original Jews of the Middle East and North Africa. The Forgotten Ones screened in October’s annual CINEMED festival in Montpellier and screens in the DOC NYC Fest on 11/09 (press screening), 11/14 and 11/15. More info.
Brahim El Guabli I am Amazigh, Black, and Sahrawi. Amazigh language is my mother tongue. My mother is Black, and my father is Sahrawi. The only picture I own… Continue reading My Amazigh Indigeneity (the Bifurcated Roots of a Native Moroccan)
In this excerpt from the Amazigh-Moroccan novel "Cactus Girls" by Karima Ahdad, a fierce small-town girl from the Rif named Sonya remembers what it was like growing up under the spell of heroic women. Like the cactus of the title, Ahdad’s women are survivors in a barren landscape, one filled…
TMR’s guest editor Aomar Boum admires the growing movement of political cartooning in North Africa and the Middle East.
Aomar Boum, guest editor of TMR’s COMIX issue, heralds the work of master cartoonist Abdelaziz Mouride in mentoring a new generation of Moroccan artists.