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Jacir Eid plays the title character in Theed. Director Naji Abu Nowar says, "You put him in front of a camera and he just lit up the screen." Courtesy of Film Movement hide caption

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'Theeb' Looks At Middle East History Through The Eyes Of A Bedouin Boy

The Oscar-nominated film is set in 1916 Saudi Arabia, a pivotal time in the region. Director Naji Abu Nowar says he wanted to explore "how strange and surreal it must have been" for the Bedouins.

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Unemployment May Be Dropping, But It's Still Twice As High For Blacks

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The Process of Leaving E-vax
Multilaternal Nuclear Disarmament Beastie Boys
Los seis libros del delfín de música de cifra para tañer vihuela [Sanctus y Hosanna (Missa Faisant Regretz de Josquin) (libro III, 3/4)]
Master of Life Khruangbin

Tensions flare when a local "best ram" competition results in a virtual tie, with Gummi's ram taking second place and Kiddi's taking first. Courtesy Cohen Media Group hide caption

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In 'Rams,' 2 Icelandic Brothers Tend Troubles Of Flock And Family

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
To the Levee

December brought storm clouds to the Porter Ranch neighborhood in Southern California's San Fernando Valley. David McNew/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Families Near The Huge Gas Leak Wonder: Is Home A Safe Place To Be?

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Dream of You & Me Future Islands
Dr. Banard Suff Daddy

The Bataclan concert hall in Paris was the scene of carnage during November's terrorist attack. The lifesaving actions that night by Didi, a security guard of North African descent, have only recently become known. Survivors say he may have helped save 400 to 500 people. Francois Guillot /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In France, A Quiet Hero Belatedly Comes To Light

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Kept Close Old Time Musketry
Montage Massive Attack
Mind Mischief Tame Impala
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Jacir Eid plays the title character in Theed. Director Naji Abu Nowar says, "You put him in front of a camera and he just lit up the screen." Courtesy of Film Movement hide caption

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'Theeb' Looks At Middle East History Through The Eyes Of A Bedouin Boy

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Leaving Family
Boom Boom Sebastien Leon

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