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2000-2009

Where Are You Going Moishe? (Ou vas-tu Moshe?) (Morocco / Canada, 2002)

Director, Hassan Ben Jalloun. Cast: Simon Elbaz, Abdelkader Lotfi, Hassan Essakalli, Mohamed Tsouli. When all of the Jews in the village of Bejjad plan to emigrate as part of a 1963 mass-exodus from Morocco, the local barkeep worries that he will lose his business. 95 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

White Chicks (2004)

Director Keenan Ivory Wayans. Cast: Shawn Wayans, MarlonWayans, Jaime King, Frankie Faison, Lochlyn Munro, John Heard,Busy Philipps, Terry Crews, Brittany Daniel. Marcus and Kevinare brothers who work for the FBI and take on a case to escortsocialite sisters Brittany and Tiffany Wilton from JFK Airportto their hotel in the Hamptons. Once there, two higher-rankingagents will take over the girls' protection. The extra securityis needed because Brittany and Tiffany have been targeted by aserial kidnapper.

Yasmin (Germany | UK, 2004)

Directed by Kenneth Glenaan. Cast:Archie Panjabi, Renu Setna, Steve Jackson, Syed Ahmed, Shahid Ahmed. In this drama set before and after the events of 9/11, a young Muslim woman living in Britain campaigns for the release of her immigrant husband from his detainment in a holding centre. After September 11th, the prejudice she experiences in her job and the treatment of common people forces her to reevaluate her life and take sides. 81 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Yellow (Puerto Rico / USA, 2006)

Directed by Alfredo de Villa. Cast: Roselyn Sanchez, D.B. Sweeney, Erika Michels, Jaime Trelli, Bill Duke. Amaryllis is a young, classically trained Latina ballerina, who dreams of leaving her impoverished home in Puerto Rico to pursue fame and fortune as a dancer. Amaryllis heads for New York City, where she is forced to work in a seedy strip club to make ends meet. Amaryllis quickly becomes the strip club's hottest atttraction and falls in love with her best customer.

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