Why Are Middle-Eastern/Arabic Movies Ignored?

Did you see “Where Is My Friend’s Home”? I tried once, but I guess I wasn’t in the mood.

I work at a cinema in the Boston suburbs. We sometimes do special one-time screenings of new Iranian films, set up by a local promoter, and these are always well attended by the Farsi community. Most don’t have English subtitles - too bad, they often look intriguing.