100% Arabica (1997)
The popularity of Rap Oriental--a local North African musical group--inside a poverty-stricken housing project outside Paris leads the imam of a local mosque to use every means at his disposal to intimidate the band and persuade their young fans that allegiance to the music represents blasphemy against Islam. Filled with uplifting and vibrant music, this engaging musical comedy stars Cheb Khaled, Cheb Mami, and Najim Laouriga. 85 min. Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English; bonus short. In French with English subtitles.