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The Americans may have dominated the Winter Olympics, but this year's Cannes Film Festival competition is another story.
"Dry Season" draws the viewer into its small two-character drama set in post-war Chad, while it offers a deep reflection on injustice and frustrated revenge. As the only African film competing in…