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Director: Tobias Lindholm
Denmark | Danish, English
2012 | 99min.

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A Hijacking
( Kapringen )
Middle East Premiere

Denmark’s Tobias Lindholm delivers a gripping psychological drama about negotiations between Somali pirates and the CEO of a shipping company, and the terrible toll taken on the ships’ crew.Director: Tobias Lindholm
Denmark | Danish, English
2012 | 99min.
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Director: Massoud Bakhshi
France,  Iran | Farsi
2012 | 90min.

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A Respectable Family
( Yek Khanévadéh-e Mohtaram )
Middle East Premiere

Documentarian Massoud Bakhshi’s first feature, about an expat professor returning to Shiraz, is a modern Cain-and-Abel story and a caustic portrayal of corruption in post-revolutionary Iran.Director: Massoud Bakhshi
France,  Iran | Farsi
2012 | 90min.
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Director: Massoud Bakhshi
France,  Iran | Farsi
2012 | 90min.

NHNew Horizons

A Respectable Family (Black Pearl Award - New Horizons)
( Yek Khanévadéh-e Mohtaram )
Middle East Premiere

Documentarian Massoud Bakhshi’s first feature, about an expat professor returning to Shiraz, is a modern Cain-and-Abel story and a caustic portrayal of corruption in post-revolutionary Iran.Director: Massoud Bakhshi
France,  Iran | Farsi
2012 | 90min.
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Director: Benh Zeitlin
USA | English
2011 | 92min.

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Beasts of the Southern Wild
( Beasts of the Southern Wild )
Gulf Premiere

A precocious six-year-old and her mythic bayou community face the aftermath of an apocalyptic storm in Benh Zeitlin’s utterly original, spellbinding debut feature, winner of major prizes at both Sundance and Cannes.Director: Benh Zeitlin
USA | English
2011 | 92min.
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Director: Emin Alper
Turkey | Turkish
2012 | 94min.

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Beyond the Hill
( Tepenin Ardi )
Gulf Premiere

First-time director Emin Alper uses the Turkish landscape to create a menacing atmosphere, as a forester’s paranoia about nomads sparks a bloody feud during a family visit.Director: Emin Alper
Turkey | Turkish
2012 | 94min.
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Director: Hala Lotfy
Egypt,  United Arab Emirates | Arabic
2012 | 95min.

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Coming Forth by Day
( Al-Khoroug lel-Nahar )
World Premiere

Award-winning Egyptian filmmaker Hala Lofty’s feature debut is a reflection on how people create their own prisons, told through the everyday story of two women caring for a sick man.Director: Hala Lotfy
Egypt,  United Arab Emirates | Arabic
2012 | 95min.
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Director: Gabriela Pichler
Sweden | Serbo-Croatian, Swedish
2012 | 104min.

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Eat Sleep Die
( Äta sova dö )
Middle East Premiere

Eat, sleep, die – is that all there is left for Rasa, a young Muslim immigrant living in a remote village in Sweden, when she loses her job? She thinks she deserves more and she’ll fight to get it.Director: Gabriela Pichler
Sweden | Serbo-Croatian, Swedish
2012 | 104min.
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Director: Kamal K.M.
India | English, Hindi
2012 | 90min.

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I.D.
( I.D. )
Middle East Premiere

This semi-improvised drama follows a young woman who sets out on a quest to discover the identity of a labourer who collapsed while painting her apartment, uncovering manifold stories of displacement in the streets of Mumbai.Director: Kamal K.M.
India | English, Hindi
2012 | 90min.
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Director: Rusudan Chkonia
Georgia,  France,  Luxembourg | Georgian
2012 | 91min.

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Keep Smiling
( Keep Smiling Anu Gagigimet )
Middle East Premiere

Georgian director Rusudan Chkonia’s feature-film debut is a tragicomedy about women who enter a beauty contest for mothers, only to discover the show is a farce that exploits their misery for entertainment. Director: Rusudan Chkonia
Georgia,  France,  Luxembourg | Georgian
2012 | 91min.
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Director: Atiq Rahimi
Afghanistan,  France,  Germany | Farsi
2012 | 98min.

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Ladies Only Screening: The Patience Stone
( Ladies Only Screening: Syngue Sabour )
Middle East Premiere

Atiq Rahimi adapted his internationally acclaimed novel about an Afghan woman who finds the courage to speak to her husband, a war hero, only when he is in a coma with a bullet in his head.Director: Atiq Rahimi
Afghanistan,  France,  Germany | Farsi
2012 | 98min.
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Director: Annemarie Jacir
Jordan,  Palestine,  United Arab Emirates | Arabic
2012 | 94min.

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Ladies Only Screening: When I Saw You
( Ladies Only Screening: Lamma Shoftak )
Middle East Premiere

Jordan, 1967: 11-year-old Tarek and his mother are confined to a refugee camp. But Tarek has a free spirit and a curious nature, and soon runs away in search of freedom. Director: Annemarie Jacir
Jordan,  Palestine,  United Arab Emirates | Arabic
2012 | 94min.
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Director: Manjeet Singh
India | Hindi
2012 | 78min.

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Mumbai's King
( Mumbai cha raja )
Middle East Premiere

Manjeet Singh’s debut feature is a highly lyrical and observational slice of realism that follows a young boy contending with his long-suffering mother and violent father as he grows up in a Mumbai slum.Director: Manjeet Singh
India | Hindi
2012 | 78min.
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