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Tarantino Cameraman-Turned-Director Doueiri Talks Torn East/West Identity, Why 'The Attack' Is Banned in Lebanon

Lebanese-American filmmaker Ziad Doueiri captures, in his Mideast terrorist drama "The Attack," what it means to be the man in the middle. The film is opening June 21 stateside after playing the festival circuit. But it is banned in Lebanon, because Doueiri shot the film in Tel Aviv, breaking the Lebanese law forbidding a citizen to go to Israel.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 21, 2013 9:40 AM
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'The Attack' Takes Three Prizes at 17th Annual COL-COA French Film Festival

On Monday Night, City of Lights, City of Angels -- the annual French film festival in Hollywood -- concluded by awarding Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri's Tel Aviv-set thriller "The Attack" with three top prizes including the Audience Award and the Special Critics' Prize.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2013 11:30 AM
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