El Idrissi

Yassine el Idrissi (1983, Morocco) became passionate about photography and images at the age of 16. He has been a journalist for several Moroccan (Al Masae) and international newspapers. In 2009, he directed his first short documentary film, Waiting for the snow. In 2013, he graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy. He now focuses on directing. These films have been screened in more than 90 festivals (Rotterdam Film Festival, International Short Film Festival of Clermont-Ferrand...).

Saffron's land

In an isolated village in the Atlas Mountains, there remains an old belief that saffron is cursed, causing the death of the inhabitants. But one man, Hassan, does not believe in this curse and tries in secret, to revive its production to bring the village out of misery.


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