Bilal Qureshi

Bilal Qureshi

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Claes Bang plays Christian, director of a contemporary art museum, in The Square. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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In 'The Square,' A Scandinavian Satire Of A Modern Art Museum

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Randy Weston's latest album, The African Nubian Suite, continues a 60-year-commitment to bridging cultures through music. Ariane Smolderen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Even As A Musical Ambassador For The U.S., Randy Weston Has Always Played For Africa

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Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel at a fan screening of xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage in Mumbai, India. Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images for Paramount Pictuers hide caption

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Bollywood Queen Deepika Padukone Sets Her Sights On Hollywood

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Saadi Yacef, as revolutionary leader El-hadi Jaffar (second from left) and Brahim Haggiag (right) as revolutionary leader Ali La Pointe in a scene from Gillo Pontecorvo's The Battle Of Algiers. Rialto Pictures hide caption

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The words of the late writer James Baldwin narrate the award-winning documentary I Am Not Your Negro. Courtesy of the Toronto International Film Festival hide caption

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Rape Charge Resurfaces As Nate Parker Promotes 'Birth Of A Nation'

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Just like his character Dheepan, Antonythasan Jesuthasan was a separatist fighter in Sri Lanka's civil war. He fled the country and eventually came to France illegally. He's pictured above with Claudine Vinasithamby (Illayaal). Paul Arnaud/Sundance Selects hide caption

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'I Don't Think We Really See Migrants,' Says Creator Of New Film 'Dheepan'

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Shahzia Sikander, pictured here, created the film Parallax (also pictured) to explore the layers of history and change that are remaking parts of the Middle East and South Asia. Courtesy of Shahzia Sikander hide caption

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Breaking The Mold: Artist's Modern Miniatures Remix Islamic Art

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Sultan 'Ali 'Adil Shah II Slays a Tiger (ca. 1660) is part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's critically acclaimed Sultans of Deccan India, 1500-1700 Opulence and Fantasy exhibition. The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Lent by Howard Hodgkin./Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art hide caption

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Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

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Subir Banerjee plays the young Apu in Pather Panchali, which made its New York debut 60 years ago this month. Courtesy of Janus Films hide caption

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An Indian Master Returns To Cinemas, Restored

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Jamal (played by Jussie Smollett) and Cookie (played by Taraji P. Henson) attend the all white party in the "The Lyon's Roar" episode of Empire. Matt Dinnerstein/FOX hide caption

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Swagger On Display At 'Empire' Season Finale Parties

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Sissako works on set with Timbuktu actors Mehdi A.G. Mohamed (left) and Layla Walet Mohamed. Arnaud Contreras/Courtesy of Cohen Media Group hide caption

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Filmmaker Takes Stand Against Extremism In Oscar-Nominated 'Timbuktu'

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David Oyelowo portrays Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma. He says his experience growing up in Nigeria, without experiencing being a minority, helped him approach the job of playing such an iconic figure with less baggage than an American actor might. Atsushi Nishijima/Paramount Pictures/AP hide caption

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In 'Selma,' British Actor Brings Outsider's Perspective To MLK

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'Leviathan' A Dark Social Satire Of Russian Society

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