The movie

The Mother of All Lies

Award-winning and moving documentary in which director Asmae el Moudir recreates her old neighborhood in Casablanca and reveals a hidden personal and national history.

Length: 97 min
Country: Marokko
Language spoken: Arabisch
Language subtitles: Nederlands
Director: Asmae El Moudir
Release date: 16/05/2024


A Moroccan woman's search for truth tangles with a web of lies in her family history. As a daughter and filmmaker, she fuses personal and national history as she reflects on the 1981 Bread Riots, drawing out connections to modern Morocco.