By Allal Alaoui
Yes , not in New York or Paris but right here in Morocco , Farid Boujida , doctor of sociology in Cinema; has written a book called popular culture and cinema in Morocco . Farid writes subtly his book referring to the deep culture of Morocco already forgotten and marginalized spotted by some filmmakers like Hakim Bel abbass whom thans to him , non – visual cultures is re-evaluated and filmed .
In his book, Farid refers to some Moroccan intellectuals who also write about thi popular culture such as Abbdekebir El Khatibi and Farid Ezzahi . Sociology and cinema are related via symbols,icons ,customs unfortunately abandoned by ideology and politics . Boujida states that thanks to cinema, history writes the glory of the popular culture .