“Horses of God” and the Making of Suicide Bombers
Monday, May 12, 2014
Director Nabil Ayouch tells us about his film “Horses of God,” a drama set in the slums on the outskirts of Casablanca, based on a horrific 2003 bombing. The film a character study of children growing up without hope. Yachine and Nabil, inseparable friends, fall under the influence of Yachine’s violent older brother, Hamid, after he’s released from prison as a new Islamic fundamentalist. “Horses of God” opens May 14 at Film Forum.