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Alcohol, drugs and lesbianism: Arab Israeli film faces backlash

Hamoud says that her film brings to the screen issues usually "hidden" among Arab Israelis.


THE culture clash in Bar Bahar starts off when Nur, a veiled and conservative Muslim, moves into a flat with two other Arab Israeli women and sees their drug-taking, party-going lives.

But for its director, the real shock of the film, which opened last month in Israel,...

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