Free Men at the Mandel JCC's Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish Film Fest
Year: 2011. Genre: Drama Country: France Language: French with Subtitles Length: 99 minutes. Director: Ismael Ferroukhi
A young Algerian immigrant, making a living by dealing black-market goods, is arrested and then recruited to spy on a mosque suspected of hiding Jews and issuing false identification documents. There he befriends an Algerian cabaret singer whom he later discovers is a Jew. Free Men, based on actual events, portrays the transformation of an apolitical Algerian immigrant into a full-fledged freedom fighter.
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