The death of the Moroccan director and artist Abdelmoula Zayati


The Syndicate of Moroccan Playwrights and Film and Television Workers mourned on Friday the author, director and theater actor Abdelmoula Zayati, who died at the age of 69 after suffering from illness.

The union said in a statement, “The late left a respectable artistic and theatrical asset, and is considered one of those who accompanied the experience of establishing the cultural and artistic movement.”
In Morocco since the first signs, especially the thriving amateur theater era.

She added, “The deceased participated in a group of directors in many stations, works and festivals. He wrote many ceremonial texts. He worked in the Ministry of Youth and Sports as an important national framework, where he held and worked in many centers in this sector until he retired from the official job.”

Zayati was born in 1952 in the city of Larache in the north of the Kingdom of Morocco and participated in acting in a number of feature films and short films and some television works.

Among his theatrical works are (Dr. Al-Hareour), (The Hero and the City’s Dog), (The Fall of Masks), (The Return of Majzoub) and (Lixus and the Three Malehas). In love with the coastal city of Larache, his birthplace.

Al-Zayati was married to actress Asmaa Benzakour, with whom he has a daughter.


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