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  • Toronto Film Review: 'Rock the Casbah'

    Despite the familiarity of its tale about recriminations, revelations and reconciliations during a family gathering for a funeral, "Rock the Casbah" is consistently engaging and frequently amusing, largely due to the vivid performances by a strong cast, fleet pacing by writer-director Laila Marrakchi ("Marock"), and some sharp observations about the role of women in an upper-class milieu torn between Muslim traditions and Western influences. This attractively mounted French-Moroccan co-production should travel widely on the global fest circuit, and possibly attract simpatico femme ticketbuyers in far-flung international markets.
  • Jacki Weaver to Lead Abu Dhabi Fest's Narrative Competition Jury

    The seventh annual Abu Dhabi Film Festival will give voice to international stars come Oct. 24 when actress Jacki Weaver leads the Middle Eastern fest's narrative competition jury. She will be joined by Black Pearl career achievement winner Hiam Abbass,...

    Film Review: 'Peace After Marriage'

    A Palestinian in Brooklyn agrees to bargain his U.S. citizenship into a green-card marriage, never expecting to wed an Israeli, in Ghazi Albuliwi's amusing indie laffer "Peace After Marriage." Co-helmed with Bandar Albuliwi, this echt-Gotham ethnic...

    Cannes 2012: Alexander Payne, Ewan McGregor named to jury

     
    The Cannes Film Festival announced Wednesday that American director Alexander Payne (“The Descendants,” “Sideways”), Scottish actor Ewan McGregor (“Star Wars: Episode I,” “Trainspotting”) and German...

    Movie Review: Miral

     
    Julian Schnabel tries and fails to boil down fifty years of Middle Eastern history as seen and experienced by a handful of inter-related Palestinians in “Miral,” an ambitious but seriously muddled melodrama.The Oscar-nominated director of &#...