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Documentary Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim

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Documentary Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim

Documentary Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim

Documentary Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim

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She co-directed the new film, Control Room, a behind-the-scenes look at Al Jezeera, the popular and controversial Arab news channel. The footage was shot before and during the Iraq war last year. The critically acclaimed film has been making the film festival circuit. It opens at the film forum in New York City on Friday, May 21. Also, hear Al Jazeera producer Samir Khader.