Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara
Censoring Entity: General Security
Censoring Reason: Israel
Censoring Status: Banned
Content: The Beirut International Film Festival (BIFF) announced that it will not be able to screen the movie "Life is Waiting" because it failed to secure screening licenses.
Forty years after its people were promised freedom by departing Spanish rulers, Western Sahara remains Africa's last colony. This film chronicles the everyday violence experienced by Sahrawis living under Moroccan occupation and voices the aspirations of a desert people for whom the era of colonialist never ended.