and venues

of the festival




The invitation to dream


Tetouan Mediterranean Film Festival is a space that invites the locals and the cinema lovers from around the word to moments of dreams, of discovery and of exploration. Directors, professionals, actors, public and students meet up to discover new Mediterranean films, to open up on new representations of the words, to attend seminars, to participate in round tables, take part of workshops and film classes…It is an extraordinary opportunity where fans connect to their favorite stars and start discussions with filmmakers and film critics on topical issues.


Tetouan Mediterranean Film Festival always get on with programming rich and diversified activities that reflect the richness and the diversity of the Mediterranean cinematographic work. Indeed, tens of films, presented in the different competitions or within the special sessions, are carefully selected. It is also the appropriate moment to give tribute to artists, filmmakers, actors and directors from different experiences and sensitivities. Within the cultural program, many activities will be organized in schools. This program aims to establish the values of beauty, dialogue and pluralism. Tetouan will gain wilder visibility and will become an attractive destination for the North and for Morocco.


 Tetouan Mediterranean Film Festival is supported by partners from the public and private sectors, by local, regional, national and Mediterranean medias that cover this artistic event since its beginning and showcase its importance as a big cultural event for Tetouan, for the northern region, for Morocco and for the Mediterranean. It is the Cinema that invites to dream!






Foundation of the festival

President of the foundation:


- M. Ahmed EL Housni


Members of the Administrative Board:


-The Ministry of Culture & Communication

-The Wilaya of the region Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima

-The Province of Tetouan

-The regional council of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima

-The council of the province of Tetouan

-The agency for the promotion and the development of the northern provinces

-The urban council of the city of Tetouan

-Moroccan Chamber of film producers

-Moroccan Chamber of writers and directors

-Mohamed Arbi Messari committee for the support of the Festival.





-Amis du cinema de Tétouan association, founders of the festival.


Mohamed Boueissef Rekab

President of the festival’s foundation

Vice President



Nourddine Bendriss

Abdellatif Bazi

Director of the Festival

Deputy Director



Driss Skaika

Sara Regragui

Abdelkrim Ouazzani

Chief Financial Officer

Deputy Financial Director

Artistic Delegate





Ali Sekkaki

Mokhles Skheir

Rachid Barhoun

Nourddine Boulghoudan

Cultural advisor

Communication and press relations officer

Translation, events facilitator

Publications assistant, events facilitator

Rachid Benyaagoub

Fatima Zohra Rghioui

Mohammed Hani

Design and graphic realization

Catalog, events facilitator

Communication and accreditation

■ Avenida, the official venue

Founded in 1945, renovated in 2018, 1100 places,

screen: 13.40-5.70, 35mm Victoria 8, equipped with DCP 4K sound Dolby



■ Cinéma Teatro Espagnol

Founded in 1916, renovated in 2018, 1100 places,

screen: 9.20-4.70, 35 mm Victoria 5, equipped with DCP 4K sound Dolby



■ Institut français de Tétouan

Founded in 1985, renovated in 1990, 105 places

Screen: 9 m – 4 m, 35 mm Cinémacanica, equipped with DCP  2K  sound Dolby



■ Maison de la culture

Founded in 1980, renovated in 2003, 400 places

Screen: 9 m – 4 m, 35/ 16 mm Kinoton FP 20, mono/stéréo




■ Projection room of the Institut Cervantes

Renovated in 2000, 100 places




■ Institut national des Beaux-Arts

Festival administration – internships- press office- round tables-movie debates

9 prizes will reward the competing films of the two sections.

 - Feature-length


The Grand Prize of the city of Tetouan                                                     70 000,00 dhs

Mohamed Reggab prize, special Jury                                                     30 000,00 dhs

Azzedine Meddour prize for the first work                                                25 000,00 dhs

Best male actor prize                                                                                  15 000.00 dhs

Best actress prize                                                                                        15 000.00 dhs

Musthapha Mesnaoui prize, critic’s prize                                                20 000.00 dhs




- Documentary


Grand prize of the city of Tetouan                                                             40 000,00 dhs

Special Jury prize                                                                                        20 000,00 dhs

First work prize                                                                                            15 000,00 dhs


The Festival of Mediterranean Cinema of Tetouan

Immeuble de l’Institut National des Beaux-arts Cité scolaire, avenue Mohamed V

BP 10 – 93000 Tétouan / MAROC

Tél/Fax : +212 5 39 70 02 10