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Africa/Middle East

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

Dirs: Roger Allers, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Joan Gratz, Mohammed Saeed Harib, Tomm Moore, Nina Paley, Bill Plympton, Joann Sfar, Michal Socha. Canada-France-Lebanon-Qatar-US. 2014. 84mins

Adventures In Zambezia

Adventures In Zambezia

Dir: Wayne Thornley. South Africa. 2013. 83mins

Waltz With Bashir

Dir: Ari Folman.Israel-Germany-France.2008. 87mins.

Persepolis

Dir: Mariane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud. Fr. 2007. 94 mins.

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Mr. Gay Syria

'Mr. Gay Syria': Sheffield Review

A moving case for visibility in the face of hatred and violence

When God Sleeps

'When God Sleeps': Tribeca Review

Up close and personal with Shahin Najafi, the German-based ‘Salman Rushdie of rap’

Cries From Syria

'Cries From Syria': Review

Comprehensive HBO doc on Syria takes an awards qualifying run in the US before hitting small screens there

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