As If We Were Catching a Cobra
Producers: Frederic Feraud, Hala Alabdalla
Production Company: Ramad Film, L’oeil Sauvage (France)
In newspapers around the world, satirical cartoons make us laugh, cry and contemplate our world… they can provoke and upset us as well. They are also the best measure of a country’s freedom of expression.
What is it to be Arab? Is it a cultural identity, a virtual weapon or an indispensable refuge, a place to hide from danger? These are questions that challenge the mind of the citizen of an Arab nation, despite the “Arab-ness” of the education to which he is subjected.