Oulaya’s wedding-film screening

17/12/2019 18:30


Producer Hisham Mayet of Sublime Frequencies presents a film featuring GROUP DOUEH: OULAYA’S WEDDING [زفاف العيلة] is an impressionistic account of love, family, gender roles and ecstatic music in the Sahara Desert. It’s an intimate portrait of a family of wedding musicians, their court of extended friends and peripheral misfits, who are giving away their eldest daughter’s hand in marriage. The film portrays the emotional and logistical maelstrom of a Sahraoui wedding. Presented are candid and sincere accounts by the residents, hosts, guests and artists that make these weddings a foundation of Saharan culture in the city of Dakhla.