My Name Is Not Ali

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A portrait of El Hedi ben Salem, the actor of the Arab guest worker Ali from Rainer Werner Fassbinder's film ""Angst essen Seele auf"". His anti-racist film "Ali – Fear Eats The Soul" (1973) gained German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder international acclaim. The protagonist, an Arab foreign worker, was played by Moroccan El Hedi Ben Salem M’barek Mohammed Mustafa, Fassbinder’s lover at that time.