Also Moroccan movies on 9th Edition Cinéma Arabe

Cinéma Arabe opens with the Dutch premiere of The Nile Hilton Incident, which earlier this year was awarded the Grand Prize of the Jury at the Sundance Film Festival.

In this exciting outlines Director Tarik Saleh the culture of corruption, abuse of power and nepotism within the Egyptian police on the eve of the popular uprising by 2011; and find in it the stunningly realistic setting for a murder storyline that leads to the highest circles.

In the line with will the documentary Whose Country? a look behind the scenes of the Egyptian police offer in the period just before the Tahrir-rebellion in 2011. And also offers on humorous manner a critical look at corruption and abuse of power within the State apparatus in Tunisia.


Cinéma Arabe pays attention to feminism and gender in themes and debates. The documentary shows that a different sexual or gender identity censure, both in the family circle as in the society.


Also Islamic radicalism and Islamophobia are denounced in the documentaries and Nothing is Forgiven (Rien n'est is forgiven). Latifa lost her son during a terrorist attack near Toulouse in 2012, and pulls in battle to the negative spiral especially among young people with an Arab background to break. Social exclusion creates suspicion and frustration, What can easily lead to radicalisation. It is the responsibility for all of us to do something about it, said Latifa.

The program also offers a wonderful selection feature films such as the movie by Karim Traïdia, Foreign Body of Raja Amari and movies from Head bang Lullaby and . This year, also the quality and diversity of Lebanese cinema in the spotlight: from the fast UTILITY $ crime comedy to the melancholy search for identity in and The Traveller, to an apocalyptic fantasy about Beirut anno nu in the short film .

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