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  1. A World Not Ours (A'Lamun Laysa Lana): Abu Dhabi Review

    3:37 am 10/29/2012

    London-based writer/director/cinematographer Mahdi Fliefel's prize-winning debut documents a Palestinian refugee camp in LebanonRead more

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  2. When I Saw You (Lamma Shoftak): Abu Dhabi Review

    2:16 pm 10/25/2012

    Palestinian writer-director Annemarie Jacir's sophomore feature stars newcomer Mahmoud Afsa as a young Palestinian refugee in 1960s Jordan.Read more

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  3. The Patience Stone (Syngué sabour): Abu Dhabi Review

    3:50 am 10/25/2012

    Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani stars in Atiq Rahimi's film based on his own prize-winning novel about a woman's wartime plight.Read more

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  4. Mumbai's King (Mumbai Cha Raja): Abu Dhabi Review

    4:57 am 10/23/2012

    Indian writer-director Manjeet Singh's debut follows the hardscrabble life in India's biggest, wealthiest, dirtiest metropolis.Read more

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  5. Cursed Be the Phosphate (Yel'an bu al-Phosphate): Abu Dhabi Review

    4:45 am 10/23/2012

    An obscure labor-dispute is identified as a trigger for national and international upheavals in Sami Tlili's documentary, a prize-winner at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.Read more

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  6. Coming Forth By Day (Al-Khoroug Lel-Nahar): Abu Dhabi Review

    4:37 am 10/23/2012

    Egyptian writer-director Hala Lotfy's film -- a prize-winner at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival -- follows 24 hours in the life of a frustrated Cairo woman. Read more

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  7. Abu Dhabi Festival Needs to Get Closer to City, Say Attendees

    8:34 am 10/19/2012

    Next year's event would benefit from relocating, but most agree the ADFF's organization improved drastically this year.Read more

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  8. Abu Dhabi Media Hub TwoFour54 Sells First TV Shows to Local Broadcasters

    8:12 am 10/19/2012

    The state organization has found TV homes for two local unscripted formats set to shoot in November this year.Read more

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  9. Arab Cinema Could Collapse Completely, Abu Dhabi Festival Attendees Hear

    7:19 am 10/16/2012

    Middle East turmoil and Arab TV stations not buying films are creating a perfect storm for filmmakers facing already difficult conditions.Read more

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  10. In Search of 'Oil & Sand': Abu Dhabi Review

    1:21 am 10/16/2012

    Philippe Dib and Wael Omar's documentary, world-premiering in Abu Dhabi, accompanies Egyptian aristocrat Mahmoud Sabit as he delves into the history of his family and country.Read more

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