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MPAC Hollywood Awards to feature ‘The Mauritanian’

By Joseph Hammond — March 3, 2021

(RNS) — ‘The Mauritanian’ is based on the true story of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohamedou Ould Salahi, who spent 14 years in the prison facility before his release.