Ahmad Abdalla's follow-up to "Microphone" is a nihilistic look at the poorest strata of Egyptian society in the throes of the 2011 Revolution.
The Coen Brothers' “Inside Llewyn Davis,” Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" and Alfonso Cuaron's 3D sci-fi thriller "Gravity" are all set to screen at this year's BFI London Film Festival. The…
“Roxanne” helmer Fred Schepisi's romantic drama “Words and Pictures” will world preem as a Gala at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, it was announced Tuesday morning, along with a…
Egyptians are hoping things settle down soon, but they are very concerned. Case in point: producer Mohamed Hefzy.
Yousry Nasrallah's filmography can't be boxed in
November and December saw two fewer film festivals than usual when Cairo and Damascus cancelled their events due to the turmoil caused by the Arab Spring's recent uprisings.
We're not likely to get a docu on the 2011 Egyptian revolution with greater scope, at least not in the immediate aftermath of those momentous events.
More than just a local showcase, Mid East events are starting to capture global attention.
Arab cinema is on a roll, producing challenging, varied fare certain to have an increased profile in the wake of the present revolutions. Yet apart from festivals, international interest has been…
Egyptian melodrama "Lust" (Al-shooq), directed by Khaled al-Haggar, took home the Golden Pyramid Thursday night at the 34th Cairo Film Festival, the oldest annual cinema event in the Arab world.