(TRAVPR.COM) UK - July 31st, 2014 - The 14th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival is to take place this year between 5th-13th December 2014 and with just a few months to go excitement is already building amongst the film industry, as plans get under way.

The first Marrakech International Film Festival was held in 2000 and since then the festival has grown in size to become a globally recognised event. As well as its dedication to Moroccan cinema the festival also celebrates other international productions and welcomes a host of major directors, actors, producers and celebrities from around the world. For this years 14th edition of the film festival there will be a tribute to Japanese cinema. The full festival timetable is to be released soon.

Previous visitors to the festival have been captivated by the beauty and understated glamour of Marrakech and Morocco. Its friendly and hospitable people have charmed people time after time and its unique atmosphere and landscapes are like nowhere else on earth.

Maroc Lodge is the perfect base for visitors to the festival who are looking to experience a taste of authentic Morocco. Accommodation is in beautiful garden villas, which are dotted around perfectly landscaped and tranquil gardens. Located just thirty miles away from Marrakech next to a small Berber village and at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains, Maroc Lodge is simply paradise.