Dance of Outlaws 

a documentary film

83 and 58 min, HDV, 16:9, DCP 85 min
Directed and Written by Mohamed El Aboudi
Cinematography Marita Hällfors
Editor Erik Andersson
Sound Design Martti Turunen
Illume Ltd / Pertti Veijalainen & Venla Hellstedt
Road Movies / Timo Korhonen
Piraya Film As / Torstein Grude
International Sales: DR International Sales / Kim Christiansen

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Nov 12th 2014

Dance of Outlaws has been selected to "Festival International du Film D'Amiens". The film will be screened 20.11.2014. 

Nov 05th 2014

Dance of Outlaws was screened in African television. Check out the trailer here. 

Nov 10th 2013

Dance of Outlaws got the Grand Prix in Alger!

Aug 26th 2013

DokuFest announced the 2013 awards as appointed by international juries. Mohamed El Aboudi's film DANCE OF OUTLAWS was selected winner in HUMAN RIGHTS DOX category. There was 106 films in the competition in seven respective categories. Jury's words of the film.

Jul 30th 2013

Malmö Arab Film Festival has chosen Dance of Outlaws to the finals in documentary series.

Jun 24th 2013

Dance of Outlaws has been awarded with the main price at the Prix International festival of mediterranean documentary and reportage.

Jun 13th 2013

Prix International festival of mediterranean documentary and reportage will be screening Dance of Outlaws 19.6.2013. Film is also selected as a finalist and director Mohamed el Aboudi will be participating the festivals. 

Jun 11th 2013

Mohamed El Aboudi won the prize of Best Director of Documentaries at 13th Martil Film Festival, Morocco.

Jun 6th 2013

Dance of Outlaws will be screened at the Midnight Sun Film Festival on 15.6.2013 at Sodankylä in Finland. Once again whole festival program is filled with quality 12.-16.6.

Apr 19th 2013

Director Mohamed El Aboudi and his film Dance of Outlaws is heading soon to Morocco for  International Documentary Festival in Agadir FIDADOC, which will be 22-29.4.2013 at Morocco. The film has many other great festivals and other screenings confirmed too; see all of them from film's festival section.

Apr 10th 2013

Dance of Outlaws will be screened in Orion, Helsinki, Finland 18.4 and 21.4 in the serie of Arabic films 'Kohti arabikevättä'.

Mar 20th 2013

Dance of Outlaws has been selected to PLANETE+ DOC FF that takes place on May 10-19 in Warsaw,Poland.

Mar 11th 2013

Dance of Outlaws received the Special Prize of the Jury at Tampere Film Festival

Feb 21st 2013

Dance of Outlaws will compete in the 11th edition of the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) for best creative documentary. The festival will take place in Geneve, Switzerland between March 1-10th 2013. Festival screens Dance of Outlaws twice during the festival: at Grütli Langlois 19:00 Saturday 02 March and  19:00 Friday 08 March

Jan 31st 2013

Dance of Outlaws has been selected to National Competition in Tampere Film Festival 2013 06-10.03.2013

Jan 9th

Dance of Outlaws will be screened in Création Européénne panorama section in FIPA. Screening will be Friday 25th january 2013 at 21:30,in Gamaritz (Gare du Midi).

Jan 7th 2013

Dance of Outlaws has been selected to film festival in Morocco. Festival National du Film is one of the most important Moroccan festivals and will be held in Tanger in February. Documentary has also been selected to FIPA 2013 and PriMed 2013

Jan 7th 2013

Variety has rated Dance of Outlaws among the top Arabic movies:

Nov 29th 2012

Dance of Outlaws will compete at Muhr Arab Documentary at Dubai Film Festival, December 9-16,2012. Screenings are at Tuesday 11th and Thursday 13th. The Dubai International Film Festival is the leading film festival in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Nov 1 2012

Århus Film Festival will screen 'Dance of Outlaws' right after CHP:DOX festival. Screeningdates in Århus are Friday 9.11.2012 and Saturday 10.11.2012

Oct 18th 2012

Dance of Outlaws will compete in CPH:DOX for the best Nordic non-fiction filmmaking. Screening dates are Sunday November 4th at 15:00 and Tuesday November 6th at 12:30.

Sep 13th 2012

Finnish premiere of Dance of outlaws 21st September at Love and Anarchy - Helsinki International Film Festival! Other screening 25.9.Buy your ticket

Aug 15th 2012

Dance of Outlaws has been selected for the documentary competition programme at Nordisk Panorama, taking place 21-26 September 2012 in Oulu, Finland. Film will be also screened at HIFF 2012 in September, and it will be distributed theatrically in Finland from the beginning of 2013

Aug 13th 2012

Dance of Outlaws has been awarded Premio Zonta Club Locarno -prize at Locarno Film Festival on saturday August 11th. The prize is awarded to the film that 'promotes at best justice and social ethics'.

Aug 6th 2012

Dance of Outlaws' will compete in Locarno International Film Festival, Semaine de la critique 2012. Screenings at Locarno will be on tuesday August 7th at 11.00 at cinema Teatro Kursaal and on wednesday August 8th at 18.30 at L'altra Sala