As I Open My Eyes by Leyla Bouzid (Tunisia/France/Belgium/UAE, 2016, 102 min.). Tunis in the summer of 2010, a few months before the Arab Spring: eighteen-year-old Farah passes her Baccalaureat exam, and her family insists that she pursue a career as a doctor. But Farah, who sings in an activist rock band, is awakening to the thrills of her city at night. Her controversial music draws the attention of police, setting her on a path that her family never intended.

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