Best of the Fests: Traitors
TRAITORS Directed by Sean Gullette/ Morocco / 2013 / Arabic, French & English with English subtitles / 83 min Malika, leader of Traitors, an all-female punk rock band, has a strong vision of the world, her hometown of Tangier, and her place in it. When she needs money to save her family from eviction and to realize her dreams for the band, Malika agrees to a fast cash proposition: a smuggling run over the mountains for a dangerous drug dealer. But her companion on the road is Amal, a burnt-out young drug mule who Malika decides to free from her enslavement to the dangerous drug dealers. The challenge will put Malika's rebel ethos to the test, and to survive she will have to call on all her instincts and nerve. screening permission courtesy of Film Movement, www.filmmovement.com. Call 824-1780 to reserve your spot.