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Coming-of-age drama 'As I Open My Eyes' pulses with politics, protest and the music of North Africa

The rebellious 18-year-old at the center of “As I Open My Eyes” has no interest in her family’s medical-school plans for her — she wants only to sing with her band. It’s hardly a novel setup for a coming-of-age movie, but Farah’s story is also one of political ferment; it unfolds in 2010 Tunisia,...
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