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The Cure for Hollywood

Jamil, a quiet young man, returns to Tunis after years in Costa Rica and Paris in Nawfel Saheb-Ettaba's excellent film El-Kotbia (The Bookstore), part of the opening-night program of the seventh annual Arab Film Festival, aka Cinemayyat. Having seen the…
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Boy Voyeur

When does a child become a man? That key question inspired Tunisian writer/director Ferid Boughedir to make his lyrical comedy Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces, about a pint-size lad allowed into the Turkish baths of Tunis well beyond the usual…
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