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In the history of cinema in the Middle East, one anecdote is unmatched, though it's less about cinema, as most people understand it, than commerce.Film was one of the few exceptions to this regime because unprocessed film reels are ruined if exposed to light or X-rays.The film had its Gulf premiere at Doha's Ajyal Youth Film Festival earlier this week, one of a handful of films programmed for over-18 audiences. Here too the press received the film warmly. "Film Kteer Kbeer" is low-budget cinema that makes clever use of genre to target popular audiences. Ziad offers to produce Charbel's film.There is a lot in "Film Kteer Kbeer" to appeal to audiences, Lebanese or otherwise.The acting is unusually good for a film of this profile. "Film Kteer Kbeer" is now screening in Beirut-area theaters.
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