The Return of the Repressed
Directed by Aissa and Kahina Rabbaoui
A resistance fighter and philosopher, Abdelkrim El Khattabi in 1920 succeeded in establishing a republic, which defied Spanish and French occupation. Following the discovery of large deposits of iron ore near Melilla, North Morocco, the population was forced to work in the mines in order to satisfy the needs of major industrial corporations. A struggle inevitably occurred.