“Recycle” Film by Abu Amar

Taking a simple premise, the daily life of Abu Amar — an ex-mujahideen, now a cardboard collector in Zarqa, Jordan, the slow-boiling “Recycle” was a hit at San Sebastian Festival’s Cinema in Motion and then at Dubai, impressing audiences and critics by its ability to develop into a resonant tale about broken dreams and Middle Eastern poverty. A summary can be found here.

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