War, famine and fear: Yemeni cinema fights back


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On opening night, Yemeni director Amr Gamal held his breath to see if anyone would turn up for his film, screened in a makeshift theatre in the war-torn country. More than a week later, the reception hall-turned-cinema is still packed nightly as residents of the southern city of Aden come to see his film, “10 Days Before the Wedding”, one of only a handful of Yemeni productions to come out over the past two decades.