DUBAI – Egyptian thesp Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing in the Yemen") has joined the cast of Luc Besson's "Lucy," playing a prominent role as a French cop in the English-language sci-fier alongside…
Egypt has selected Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama "Winter of Discontent," about the events that led up to the Tahrir Square uprising, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy…
With the country in turmoil, the Egyptian presence at Venice is small this year. The notable exception being multi-hyphenate Amr Waked, who is on the Lido wearing two hats despite what he claims is…
Egyptian auteur Ibrahim El Batout ("Winter of Discontent") will this week start shooting Cairo-set action thriller "The Cat," about human organ trafficking in Egypt, with Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing…
Ahd, 32, has been drawing notice internationally for her perf as a hypocritical hardline schoolmistress in Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda."
Groundbreaking Saudi film "Wadjda" was a popular pick for the top prize in the Muhr Arab feature competition of the Dubai Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
The Cairo Film Festival will open its first edition following the Tahrir Square revolution with Egyptian helmer Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama "Winter of Discontent."
ROME -- Colin and Livia Firth, Rooney Mara, and Kristin Davis are among celebs lined up to attend a charity event for Oxfam and Dubai Cares during the 9th Dubai Film Festival.
Originally titled "R for Revolution" and in gestation for about a year, "Winter" unfortunately already feels old, given recent events that suggest a more appropriate title chronicling the current…
Egyptian helmer Ibrahim El Batout had a particularly personal motive that drove him to shoot "Winter of Discontent," the raw, eye-opening drama that is among his country's first post-revolution pics…
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