Debris is an essay film that documents a journey through a place in a period of my life - the city of Tangier, Morocco. In this piece, I reflect on the relationship between personal and collective memory, exploring the different layers of history that accumulate and intersect in the space of the city.
Director Biography : Aiman Benslimane born in 1994 in Casablanca, Morocco. Director assigned by the reflection of photography, light and DOP (Director Of Photography) of several film projects . My mastery of the light allows me to propose an image of very strong artistic, technical and cinematographic value.
I contributed in several projects at the national and international level, as a camera operator or first assistant camera.
I have a rich body of work in documentary and fiction films, and have worked for both film and television. My main documentary projects are Debris which is an essay film that documents a journey to a place in a period of my life in the city of Tangier, Morocco. In this piece I reflect on the relationship between personal and collective memory, exploring the different layers of history that accumulate and intersect in the space of the city.
The rest of my work includes documentary films made as part of my master's degree in documentary film, such as M-23.65, which recounts the twists and turns of a symbolic and very memorable date in the history of Morocco, which recalls that day of March 23, 1965, which has become a chronological reference in history.
At the edge of life, a meeting with the inhabitants of the old medina of Casablanca, often marginalized, who struggle daily to survive. They are very attached to their lives and even more to their city. Through their perception, we dive into the social life of these characters, discovering their joy and their unhappiness, all during a day where irony and seriousness are mixed.