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The 2017-2021 Action Plan aims to promote a creative cinema that reflects the Moroccan identity

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The Ministry of Culture and Communication’s Action Plan 2017-2021 is intended as a mechanism for achieving a creative cinematographic industry that reflects the Moroccan identity and is based on quality. According to a note presented the 1st week of August 2017 at a meeting of the Committee on Education, Culture and Communication in the House of Representatives, this plan aims to make the film sector a pillar of development, The improvement of national production, both quantitatively and qualitatively, expanding its marketing within the country, promoting its foreign influence and respecting the rights of authors and intellectual property.

According to the same source, the plan also addresses the fight against piracy, the restoration of a new relationship between the public and Moroccan cinema, by organizing, supporting and rationalizing the management of the sector , As well as the necessary infrastructure and legal measures.
In this context, the digitization of the archives of the Moroccan Cinematographic Center (CCM) will be carried out, the laws governing the sector will be drawn up, using a participatory approach with professionals, monitoring the subsidy for film production, The improvement of its mechanisms and the setting up of a legal framework to support foreign film production in Morocco, in order to guarantee the Kingdom’s outreach abroad and further strengthen its presence on the international film and media scene.
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According to the same document, the plan envisages improving the legal system governing the cinema sector and the revision of legislative and organic texts by amending the law governing the CCM with a view to giving it new Improve its profitability and competitiveness in line with the evolving technological development of the sector at the international level.

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