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“The Devil’s Garden”: Preview of the Sahara Film Festival

By Stefan Simanowitz  

Dahkla, an isolated refugee camp in the Sahara desert, is not the most likely setting for an international film festival. And yet for five days in the coming week (from 5th – 11th May), this desolate camp in south western Algeria will be transformed into a gala of screenings, workshops and concerts attended by an array of internationally acclaimed actors and film makers. Now in its sixth year, the Sahara International Film Festival is gaining renown, helped by the support…

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