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Once ... Agadir - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB522770
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Tom Daly
Directors:  Jacques Bensimon
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Black History, Documentary, Geography, Global Studies, Physical Geography
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1971
Running Time:  27:25

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The city of Agadir on the north coast of Africa was struck by an earthquake in 1960. This film, made by an expatriate Moroccan who lost family and friends in the disaster, is a memorial to that tragedy and to the past he left behind when he came to North America. Partly allegorical, it employs varying techniques to offset reality from fantasy sequences.

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