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Ciro Guerra
A tale of the first encounter, approach, betrayal and life-transcending friendship between an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and… 
CastJan Bijvoet, Brionne Davis, Nilbio Torres, A…
LanguageAmazonian   CountryColombia/Venezuela/A…
CWC$14A

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Yared Zeleke
Living in a foster home after his mother's death, a 9-year-old Ethiopian boy risks all to save his only friend — his mother's pet lamb — in this… 
CastRediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, S…
LanguageAmharic   CountryEthiopia
CWC$PG

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Hermon Hailay
A cab driver and a beautiful young prostitute fall in love while struggling to survive on the mean streets of Addis Ababa, in this frank, gritty… 
CastEskindir Tameru, Fereweni Gebregergs
LanguageAmharic   CountryEthiopia
CWC$14A

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Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, Kevin …
While some of the unforgettable outsiders in this programme of seven riveting shorts crave acceptance, others find the courage to defy society’s… 
CastSelam Fikadu, Berite Eshetu, Surafel Tsegaye…
LanguageAmharic   CountryFrance/United Kingdo…
SC$14A

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Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, Kevin …
While some of the unforgettable outsiders in this programme of seven riveting shorts crave acceptance, others find the courage to defy society’s… 
CastSelam Fikadu, Berite Eshetu, Surafel Tsegaye…
LanguageAnishinaabe   CountryFrance/United Kingdo…
SC$14A

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David Bryant, Trevor Mack, M…
From a rookie cop in the Australian Outback to a troubled family in Chile, this programme features a cast of characters who find themselves (com… 
CastElias Louie, Trinity Stump, Quelemia Sparrow…
LanguageAnmatyerre   CountryCanada, Australia, F…
SC$14A

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Mai Masri
Railroaded into an Israeli prison on a terrorism charge, a young Palestinian woman discovers that she is pregnant just as a group of her fellow … 
CastMaisa Abd Elhadi, Nadera Omran, Raida Adon, …
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Jordan/Leb…
CWC$14A

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Leyla Bouzid
Set on the eve of the Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution, the first feature from director Leyla Bouzid follows an up-and-coming underground band as th… 
CastBaya Medhaffer, Ghalia Benali, Montassar Aya…
LanguageArabic   CountryTunisia/France/Belgi…
CWC$14A

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Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah
A 15-year-old girl in a black gang in Brussels must choose between loyalty and love when she falls for a Moroccan boy from a rival gang. Fiftee… 
CastMartha Canga Antonio, Aboubakr Bensaihi, Emm…
LanguageArabic   CountryBelgium
DISC$18A

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Thomas Bidegain
An Old-West enthusiast in modern-day France embarks on a 16-year odyssey to track down his daughter, who has run away and converted to Islam, in… 
CastFrançois Damiens, Finnegan Oldfield, Agathe …
LanguageArabic   CountryFrance/Belgium
DISC$14A

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Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
Thirteen women find themselves trapped in a Gaza hair salon during a stand-off between police and a local gangster, in this audacious and incisi… 
CastHiam Abbass, Victoria Balitska, Manal Awad, …
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Qatar
DISC$14A

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Michelle Shephard, Patrick R…
Omar Khadr, the Canadian citizen who was captured by American forces in Afghanistan in 2002 and spent a decade imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, tel… 
CastOmar Khadr
LanguageArabic   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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Hany Abu-Assad
Acclaimed Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad (Paradise Now, Omar) directs this biopic about Mohammad Assaf, the Gazan wedding singer who becam… 
CastKais Attalah, Hiba Attalah, Ahmad Qasem, Abd…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
SP$PG

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Frederick Wiseman
Legendary documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman (At Berkeley, National Gallery) explores the culture, politics and daily life of the Queens, N… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Salem Brahimi
In Algeria in the late 1980s, a man who has been compelled to take a wife by his mother’s dying wish has his domestic dilemma placed in stark re… 
CastAmazigh Kateb, Rachida Brakni
LanguageArabic   CountryFrance/Algeria
CWS$18A

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Nabil Ayouch
Four sex workers turn to each other for support as they struggle to survive the corrupt and dangerous flesh markets of Marrakesh, in this hard-h… 
CastLoubna Abidar, Asmaa Lazrak, Halima Karaouan…
LanguageArabic   CountryMorocco
CWS$R

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Morgan Neville
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom) profiles celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble, whi… 
CastYo-Yo Ma, Cristina Pato, Wu Man, Kinan Azmeh…
LanguageArabic   CountryUSA
DOC$G

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Jihan El-Tahri
Filmmaker Jihan El-Tahri explores the history of Gamal Abdel Nasser, the revolutionary army officer whose decade-long reign as president of Egyp… 
CastGamal Abdel Nasser
LanguageArabic   CountrySouth Africa
DOC$PG

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Danae Elon
Returning to her hometown of Jerusalem with her young family after several years abroad, documentarian Danae Elon offers an intimate, ground’s-e… 
CastLuai Musa Hatib, Philip Touitou, Amos Touito…
LanguageArabic   CountryCanada/Israel
DOC$PG

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Danielle Arbid
The new film from Lebanese director Danielle Arbid follows a young Arab immigrant in Paris, whose encounters with three men reveal different fac… 
CastManal Issa, Vincent Lacoste, Paul Hamy, Dami…
LanguageArabic   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Yt…
Inspired by the 1930s Dakar-Djibouti mission — the ambitious French ethnographic expedition — the first narrative feature by French artist and f… 
CastBetty Tchomanga, Rachel Kahn, Eriq Ebouaney
LanguageArabic   CountryFrance/Senegal, Moro…
WL$PG

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Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, Kevin …
While some of the unforgettable outsiders in this programme of seven riveting shorts crave acceptance, others find the courage to defy society’s… 
CastSelam Fikadu, Berite Eshetu, Surafel Tsegaye…
LanguageArabic   CountryFrance/United Kingdo…
SC$14A

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Olivia Boudreau, Elad Goldma…
Outside forces and long-building pressures create dramatic circumstances in these six short films that depict hard realities, fantastical vision… 
CastJasmine Lemée, Marilyn Castonguay, Yoav Rott…
LanguageArabic   CountryCanada, Israel, Leba…
SC$14A

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Ben Rivers
Partially inspired by Paul Bowles’ short story A Distant Episode, the latest feature by British filmmaker Ben Rivers (Two Years at Sea, A Spell … 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryUnited Kingdom
WL$14A

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Hicham Lasri
In the audacious new feature from Morocco’s Hicham Lasri, a once-famous journalist desperate to make a comeback lands a major interview with the… 
CastLatefa Ahrrare, Jirari Ben Aissa, Fehd Bench…
LanguageArabic   CountryMorocco
CWC$18A