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Gulf Film Festival movie pick: It's About to Rain

What not to miss at the Gulf Film Festival.

A still from the film It's About to Rain. Courtesy Gulf Film Festival
A still from the film It's About to Rain. Courtesy Gulf Film Festival

It's About to Rain

9pm, Grand Cinema 4, Festival City

This feature-length drama by Haider Rashid - whose documentary Silence: All Roads Lead to Musicpremiered in Dubai in 2011 - has already been turning heads in his native Italy. Set in Florence, the story centres on a long-term Algerian resident and a country that appears to reject him.

* Alex Ritman

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