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  • Hicham Lasri: 'It Won't be Long Before the Arab World Decisively Rises Up Against the Status Quo'

    Hot on the heels of the success of 2012's "The End," Hicham Lasri weaves another post-war tale with apocalyptic undertones in "They Are the Dogs." The sophomore feature comes to its home fest of Marrakech after making the festival rounds at Cannes,...
  • Morocco Still a Hot Destination for Foreign Producers

    MARRAKECH, Morocco -- The local industry started developing at a faster pace in the early 2000s with the creation of the Advance on Receipts, a selective financing mechanism modeled on a French program allowing producers to collect public funds, and the...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Yes, Virginia' on CBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Yes, Virginia' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Carrie Diaries Weaver (Chris Wood)...
  • 'Pi' Star Sean Gullette Talks About Making 'Traitors' in Morocco and His Sophomore Project

    A Boston native living between Tangier and New York, Sean Gullette, the star of Darren Aronofsky's "Pi," made a bold directorial debut with "Traitors," a suspense-packed thriller starring promising newcomer Chaimae Ben Acha as the leader of a punk rock...
  • Pope Francis can be a player in Ukraine's identity crisis

    As pro-Western and pro-Russian Ukrainians battle over the future orientation of their country, there is a world figure who could offer an important symbolic gift to European-minded Ukrainians: Pope Francis. Stalin supposedly dismissed the importance...
  • The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday

    The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday
    The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, the...
  • Film Review: 'They Are the Dogs'

    A clever idea flies off the rails pretty quickly in Hicham Lasri's unsubtle and uneasy meld of satire and political commentary, "They Are the Dogs." Expectations run high at the energetic start, when an apathetic journalist covering protests in Casablanca...
  • Jules Witcover: Deniability becoming a problem for Obama

    WASHINGTON -- Probably not since Claude Rains as Police Capt. Louis Renault in "Casablanca" claimed he was "shocked, shocked" to learn gambling was going on in Rick's Café has there been a more celebrated a case of deniability than the defense of...
  • Dubai Announces Muhr Arab Feature Films Lineup

    ROME - The Dubai International Film Festival has announced the lineup of its Muhr Arab feature film section which will focus on "Arab citizens and their condition after the momentous changes that have recently taken place in their respective countries,"...
  • Forgotten boys are forged into suicide bombers in 'Horses of God'

     Forgotten boys are forged into suicide bombers in 'Horses of God'
    In a slum where soccer balls skitter and poverty is deep, coaxing voices lead young men and boys to terror. Talk of God turns to incantations on holy war and the youths, who have been promised martyrdom and paradise, slip on backpacks of crude...
  • Biz News: Irvine Co. announces new shops, restaurants

    Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum, and the Eastbluff Village, Crystal Cove and Bayside shopping centers, have announced the openings of multiple new businesses. Each of the centers is owned and operated by the Newport Beach-based Irvine Co. Some of the...
  • Oscar Picks: Variety Critics on What Should Win Best Picture

    PETER DEBRUGE: OK, gentlemen, time to guess who will win the Oscar for best picture. I say "guess" because the word "predict" seems entirely too confident when it comes to the Academy Awards. Despite all the ink and all the effort that people put into...