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Behind The Mountains (Oura El Jbel) (Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Qatar; Year: 2023; Director: Mohamed Ben Attia; Writer: Mohamed Ben Attia; Stars: Majd Mastoura, Walid Bouchhioua, Samer Bisharat, Selma Zghidi, Helmi Dridi, Wissem Belfharak)
The story of a man who violently breaks free from his banal environment, evading society with its principles, codes and institutions.
Empty Nets (Leere Netze) (Country: Germany, Iran; Year: 2023; Director: Behrooz Karamizade; Writer: Behrooz Karamizade; Stars: Hamid Reza Abbasi, Sadaf Asgari)
A man and a woman from two different social classes keep their relationship a secret as the man struggles to raise a dowry.
Goodbye Julia (Country: Sudan, Egypt, Germany, France, KSA, Sweden; Year: 2023; Director: Mohamed Kordofani; Writer: Mohamed Kordofani; Stars: Eiman Yousif, Siran Riak, Nazar Goma, Ger Duany, Issraa Elkogali Häggström)
Wracked by guilt after covering up a murder, Mona — a northern Sudanese retired singer in a tense marriage — tries to make amends by taking in the deceased’s southern Sudanese widow, Julia, and her son, Daniel, into her home.
Hesitation Wound (Country: Turkey, France, Romania, Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Selman Nacar; Writer: Selman Nacar; Stars: Tülin Özen, Görkem Ipek)
A criminal lawyer faces difficult moral and emotional choices.
Hounds (Country: Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar, Saudi Arabia; Year: 2023; Director: Kamal Lazraq; Writer: Kamal Lazraq; Stars: Ayoub Elaid, Abdellatif Masstouri, Mohamed Hmimsa, Abdellatif Lebkiri, Lahcen Zaimouzen, Salah Bensalah, Mohamed Kharbouchi, Amine Arakhisis, Amine Malouf, Hicham Bidar, Abdellah Bensaid, Abdelhak Saleh, Mohamed Jenkher, Amine Aboudrar, Hassan Ben Bdida)
A fateful night in the life of a father and son after a kidnapping goes awry.
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Empty Nets and Inshallah A Boy
Inshallah A Boy (Inshallah Walad) (Country: Jordan; Year: 2023; Director: Amjad Al Rasheed; Writer: Delphine Agut, Rula Nasser, Amjad Al Rasheed; Stars: Mouna Hawa)
A mother fights for her rights in a partriachal system after her husband's death.
In Camera (Year: 2022; Director: Naqqash Kahlid; Writer: Naqqash Khalid; Stars: Nabhaan Rizwan, Amir El-Masry, Rory Fleck Byrne)
An actor struggles with the various roles he is juggling in life.
Sky Peals (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Moin Hussain; Writer: Moin Hussain; Stars: Faraz Ayub, Natalie Gavin, Claire Rushbrook, Simon Nagra, Steve Oram, Jeff Mirza, Bill Fellows, Adrian Hood, Maizie Wickson, Alan Cammish, Teresa Mondol, Junaid Arshad, Christian Foster, Vicki Hackett, Lynne Payne)
A lonely man starts to piece together the story of his estranged father after his death and discovers the older man didn't believe he was human.
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