Ahmed Abdalla

"The Square"
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Review: 'The Square'

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With the immediacy of a flash grenade, "The Square" captures a historical moment by inhabiting a political organism -- the ongoing Egyptian Revolution, filmed for two years in and around Tahrir…

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Doha Tribeca fest grows up

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With an extended, family-friendly format and a palpable shift toward honoring its own, the fourth annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival ended Saturday with less glitz than previous years, but no shortage…

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Review: 'Sounds of Sand'

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You can't ask for a more dramatic subject than the life-and-death struggle of an African family traversing a hostile desert in search of water, featured in Marion Hansel's ("Dust") well-intentioned…