Les Pèlerins de la Mecque (Mecca Pilgrims)

In 1940, French alpinist, explorer, photographer, and film director Marcel Ichac traveled the pilgrimage route from North Africa to Mecca. He filmed the journey to the boundary at the request of the French government, with footage of the city filmed by a Muslim crew. The result, “Les Pèlerins de la Mecque,” is a remarkable account […]

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