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Joude Gorani in Resistance[s]: Vol. 2

Resistance[s]: Vol. 2

2007 NR

Nine filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa explore political and cultural identity in this collection of experimental short films. From the 1970s-influenced "I Swam in the Sea Last Week but the Water Has Become Colder Since" to the angst-ridden longing of "Straight Stories" to the mesmerizing wedding dance of "Nouba," each piece reveals a different aspect of the upheaval and tradition that tear at these regions.