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Love Will Come Later Programme 2021

by Julia Furer Focus Competition

Inside Marrakech’s bustling Medina, Samir is looking for love and a brighter future. But his summer flings all come to a bitter end at the airport and he is left behind in a country with limited possibilities. When Samir really falls in love, he is faced with a major decision: Should he listen to his sisters and agree to an arranged marriage in Morocco? Or should he follow his love and his dream of a brighter future in Europe?
Documentary filmmaker Julia Furer accompanies the young man at home with his family, with friends in the city and on the road on the streets of Morocco. The film gives us a unique insight into the love life of a Moroccan man caught between modernity and tradition. A cleverly made debut with amazing images.

About the director(s)

Julia Furer graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Hochschule Luzern - Design & Kunst, winning the zeugindesign Foundation’s sponsorship prize for her graduate film JULIAN. Her film has since won various awards and screened at Karlovy Vary in 2016. She works for various production companies and as a freelance sound engineer and director. Her debut feature film LOVE WILL COME LATER is her master’s degree graduate film from the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. It world premieres at ZFF.

Filmography (selection): Love Will Come Later (2021), Julian (short, doc, 2015), Furer – Soldan (short, doc, 2014)


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Time Venue

20:30* Kosmos 6

16:00* Kosmos 1

18:00* Kosmos 3

15:00* Filmpodium

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  • Online Q&A
  • Genre: DOC: Love & Relationships
  • Country, Year: Switzerland, 2021
  • Runtime: 81 Min
  • Languages: Arabic, Berber, English
  • Subtitles: English, German
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  • Director: Julia Furer
  • Cast: Samir El Hajjy, Aïcha Oubrahim, Mbarek, Abdellah, Abderrahim, Khadija, Saïda El Hajjy
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  • Screenplay: Julia Furer
  • Cinematography: Nathalie Kamber
  • Editor: Marielle Pohlmann
  • Music: Moritz Widrig
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  • Producers: Franziska Sonder, Stella Händler
  • Co-Producers: Sabine Gisiger, Anita Wasser
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  • Production Companies: Freihändler Filmproduktion GmbH, ZHdK, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
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