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Barakah Meets Barakah

‘Amra and the Second Marriage’: Film Review | London 2018

The director of former Oscar hopeful 'Barakah Meets Barakah' probes the troubled sexual politics of Saudi society in this bittersweet family farce 'Amra and the Second Marriage'.

Oscars: Saudi Arabia Selects ‘Barakah Meets Barakah’ for Foreign-Language Submission

The rom-com will be the country's second-ever foreign-language entry, following Haifaa Al Mansour’s 'Wadjda' in 2013.

‘Barakah Meets Barakah’ (‘Barakah yoqabil Barakah’): Berlin Review

Hisham Fageeh and Fatima Al Banawi star as the eponymous duo in Mahmoud Sabbagh's romantic comedy from Saudia Arabia.

Berlin Hidden Gems: ‘Barakah Meets Barakah’ Is Love, Saudi Arabian Style

Mahmoud Sabbagh's rom-com playfully examines dating in a world with strict rules about how men and women interact.