Videos tagged with "tahir"
Construction in the Shantytown Next to Tahir Shah's Dar Khalifa [02:05]
Next to Dar Khalifa in Casablanca, Morocco, they're building this huge apartment block in the middle of the shantytown. Tahir Shah and his daughter Ariane share with you their view of this crazy building in the shantytown, including a look at the main Dar Khalifa courtyard garden from above.
Tags: Tahir Shah, Morocco, Casablanca, Dar Khalifa, shantytown
Tahir Shah on Friendship [04:35]
Moroccan friendship is braver, deeper, more serious than in other parts of the world. Do you have friends like this one?
Tags: Friendship, Tahir Shah, Morocco, Casablanca, Dar Khalifa
Tahir Shah on Desi DNA [08:31]
BBC TV visits Tahir Shah at his home in Casablanca, which he calls the secret jewel of Morocco. Dar Khalifa is an ancient Moroccan home originally inhabited by a member of the royal family, and is surrounded by a shantytown. Desi DNA is a British television show on the BBC covering Desi (British Asian) art, culture and entertainment.
Tags: Morocco, Dar Khalifa
Tahir Shah's Shantytown Walk Near Dar Khalifa [03:43]
There's always a story. Join Tahir Shah and his daughter Ariane for a walk through the shantytown next to Dar Khalifa, in Casablanca. You'll see the unofficial garbage dump, a fruit and veg stand pulled by a donkey, the local mosque, a school, and lots of sheep. Learn the stories behind all of this.
Tags: Tahir Shah, Dar Khalifa, Casablanca, Morocco, shantytown
Tahir Shah's Favourite Objects [02:44]
I love stuff that reminds me of places. This is a quick tour through some of the things in my library, including: a diving helmet, a Moroccan water seller's bag, a voodoo doll with chicken bone legs, termite incense, Burmese lacquer boxes, my grandmother's rubbish bin made from a drum, the desk I found in a Casablanca junk yard, a Spanish calvary uniform from the same junk yard, a photo of my great grandfather, and bird handled daggers from Jaipur.
Tags: Tahir Shah, Dar Khalifa, Casablanca, Morocco, diving helmet, Moroccan water seller, voodoo doll, Burmese lacquer boxes, Spanish calvary uniform