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Iran's Tales selected for int'l festivals

Rakhshan Bani-Etemad’s feature, which upset Iranian censors, is in competition at the Venice Film Festival.

Suha Arraf

Villa Touma director surprised by controversy

Few films in Venice this year have arrived trailing as much controversy in their their wake as Palestinian-Israeli filmmaker Suha Arraf’s new feature Villa Touma, which screens in Venice Critics Week.

Villa Touma

Israel demands money back from ‘Palestine’ film

Suha Arraf’s Villa Touma, selected for Venice Critics’ Week, received $400,000 from the Israel Film Fund but has been classified as Palestinian by the director.

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