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Worldview 5.11.12

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Friday on Worldview:

Before he gained refugee status in the United States, Estaifan Shilaita was an Iraqi boxing champion. He tells Worldview what it was like to box before Saddam Hussein came to power.

Then, the Cannes Film Festival opens Wednesday May 16, and this year's festival is dominated by French and American films. Film contributor Milos Stehlik previews some of the highlights before he takes off for the French Riviera. He'll blog from the festival while he's there.

And, on Weekend Passport, global citizen Narimon Safavi has tips for experiencing another country without buying a plane ticket. This weekend we head to Mexico, Greece and Poland.

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