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Theeb

February 22

Jordan | 2014 | 100 minutes | Naji Abu Nowar

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Academy Award Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film
Set in the Ottoman Empire during World War I – the same backdrop as Lawrence of Arabia – this powerful and assured “Bedouin Western” takes a perilous journey through the desert with a young boy named Theeb (translation: “Wolf”) as he helps guide a British officer to a secret destination.