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Lyes Salem's Masquerades takes top prize in Dubai

The Dubai International Film Festival closed its fifth edition tonight with Lyes Salem's comedy Masquerades taking the top prize for best film in the Muhr Awards for Excellence In Arab Cinema. The French-Algerian production also won the festival's first FIPRESCI prize. Director Salem also stars in the tale of an Algerian man who wants to marry off his narcoleptic sister.Another big winner in the Arabic competition ...

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