Arab films shine light on dystopian t...

Arab films shine light on dystopian truths

The Arab Film Festival wrapped up its fifth show in Korea last week, exposing the unfaltering spirit of democracy and solidarity in the Middle East and North Africa -- regions that have been marred by dictatorship and violence. "Madame Courage" by Algerian director Merzak Allouache shed light on troubled teenager Omar, who ekes out his living as a street thief in the suburb of Mostaganem.

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