Soundtracks from films all over the world. ‘Nûba d’or et de lumière’ (Morocco, 2007)
Today in Let’s Movie! we play the soundtrack of ‘Nûba d’or et de lumière’. This Moroccan film from 2007 is directed by Izza Genini. The soundtrack is composed and performed by Ustad Massano Tazi. Music festivals in Fez, Tangier and Rabat, electric concerts, the roots of Arab, Jewish, Spanish, and Moroccan culture: Nûba d’or et de lumière.This documentary offers a unique view of the world of the nûba: fourteen-centuries-old Arab-Andalusian music – in North Africa better known under the name of El Ala. At the beginning of the film you are immediately in luck with a beautiful concert clip, followed by a fan telling with contagious enthusiasm about his love for music. Director Izza Genini is sometimes called La Grande Dame of Moroccan cinema. Paying attention to detail she takes you past the many faces of El Ala in ‘Nûba d’or et de la lumière’.