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Episode Details

(L'Autre Monde) (2001/France-Algeria, 95 min., color, drama) Dir.: Merzak Allouache. Cast: Marie Brahimi, Karim Bouaiche, Nazim Boudjenah, Michele Moretti. Yasmine and Rachid are two young lovers in Paris, children of Algerian immigrants. When Rachid disappears, Yasmine learns he went to Algeria and decides to follow him there, only to encounter a violent, chaotic society. In French and Arabic with English subtitles. Discussion guest: Marina Lazreg, Hunter College/CUNY.