When: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Where: Tunis, Tunisia

Web: jccarthage.org

A biennial event, Carthage is notable for showcasing Arab and African films equally. Located in Tunisia’s capital city of Tunis, the fest is boosted by the high-profile support it receives from Franco-Tunisian maven Tarak Ben Ammar, whose Empire Studios are located an hour’s drive away from the city center, and Tunisian actress Hend Sabri.

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