Culture clash in the suburbs with Cheb Mami and Khaled
Raï party in the Paris suburbs: In a social housing project the band Rap Oriental begin their turbulent ascent—which devout Muslims set out to boycott. Thus begins a struggle over influence in the neighborhood. A culture clash comedy about young people, music, religion, and the struggle for recognition in a society which often regards the cultures of its immigrants as second class. With two of the biggest Raï stars in the lead roles: Cheb Mami—and Khaled, who will be on stage at HKW on this evening.