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    Hoping to raise the profile of contemporary Arab cinema in Britain, London's British Academy of Film and Television Arts has launched the first annual Arab Film Weekend to both accolades and criticism.

    Screening eight films - all made in the past two years - from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Morocco and Algeria, the festival was arranged "to provide a showcase for the diversity and the breadth of creativity that exists within the Arab world", Ali Jaafar, one of the festival's programmers, said....

    London showcases Arab filmmakers

  • #2
    A bit late now! I would have loved to go...Next time may be

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    • #3
      any more info? on films/place/prince/time/date

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      • #4
        assif, I only saw the report after the event was over, the Algerian film was the political thriller "October 17, 1961" by Olivier Smolders and Alain Tasma. More on what you missed here

        I will include 'Agerian cinema' in my sweeps of the Internet and maybe find something early enough for you to catch it.

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