Maryam Touzani’s The Blue Caftan

Halim (Saleh Bakri) is going through a stressful period in his life. Living in the medina of the northwestern Moroccan city of Salé, he is a maalem, a master tailor who does all his work by hand, without using a sewing machine. Confronted with both professional and personal problems, Halim nevertheless displays dignity as he confronts one setback after another.