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The Virgin, the Copts and Me

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #7: 'The Virgin, the Copts and Me' Director Namir Abdel Messeeh

    Namir Abdel Messeeh was born in France to Egyptian Christian parents who hailed from "a very poor village of peasants." As a child he would travel to Egypt each year with his parents, but stopped fifteen years ago and lost contact with his relatives. But then he watched a videotape of the Virgin Ma...

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