Rosa began her film making career making short experimental dance and poetry films for Channel 4 which won prizes at festivals around the world. She was drawn to the world of documentaries and over the past few years has directed many short documentaries for leading UK broadcasters which have been shown across several continents. Prize winning films include: THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, the story of a deaf dancer who performs in the Rio Carnival; DRAGON PEOPLE, a young photographer’s journey through modern China; and BACK TO BOMBAY in which a British Indian woman travels to India to meet her family for the first time. She has twice been a finalist in the One World Media Awards. CASABLANCA CALLING is her first feature documentary, following the work of Morocco’s new generation of female Muslim leaders. Rosa is currently editing her second feature documentary, PIRATES OF SALE, which tells the story of the transformation of a group of disadvantaged young people in Morocco into world-class contemporary circus artists.
A film by Rosa Rogers, 2014, 70 min., Color
As political conflict and change sweep the Arab world, Casablanca Calling highlights a quiet social revolution under way in Morocco, where 60% of the ...