'Sbitar' at the Museum of Modern Art in New York

The completed film will be part of the opening-and-closing-night films at Doc Fortnight 2016

Sbitar at Doc Fortnight 2016 - The Museum of Modern Art, NY

' Sbitar' by Othmane Balafrej's from Morocco, who participated in the 2013 Greenhouse Program, is completed and will be part of the opening-and closing-night films at Doc Fortnight 2016!

Moma - The Museum of Modern Art in New York announced the opening- and closing-night films for Doc Fortnight 2016, its 15th annual showcase of recent documentary films that examine the relationship between contemporary art and nonfiction practices and reflects on new areas of documentary filmmaking, to be held from February 19 through 29, 2016.


Sbitar is a pure observational manner film follows the medical staff at the ER and its patients in the Rabat State Hospital, the largest hospital in Africa. Through this close observation, a detailed portrait of Moroccan society and its weaknesses unfold.