New Internationalist

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The Mauritanian

directed by Kevin Macdonald

129 minutes

A couple of weeks after al-Qaeda’s 11 September 2001 attacks on New York’s Twin Towers and the Pentagon in Washington, Mohamedou Slahi disappears following a family wedding in Nouakchott, Mauritania. He is transported to Jordan, Afghanistan, then Guantanamo Bay; is interrogated by the

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