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'Joyland,' film briefly banned in Pakistan, earns Cannes Film Fest accolades

The film “Joyland” follows a man who gets a job in a burlesque show and falls in love with a trans woman. Briefly banned in Pakistan, “Joyland” earned accolades at the Cannes Film Festival.

NPR’s Bilal Qureshi explains its significance.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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