Exploring the Arab world's challenges through film (Al Jazeera)

London – Hsan, a penniless 50-year-old in Tunisia, agrees to paint his house purple to honour the country’s president in exchange for a job. But his plan goes awry when the Tunisian revolution in 2011 topples the regime. Shot in six days on a budget of $45,000, the fictional 30-minute film, The Purple House, is equal…