The film community in the Arab world has promptly reacted with outrage and determination to plow on undeterred in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo slaughter by Islamic fundamentalists in Paris which…
The Arab League and Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam’s most prestigious educational institution, have condemned the massacre at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in the first reactions from the Arab…
ROME – The Dubai International Film Festival has announced the lineup of its Muhr Arab feature film section which will focus on “Arab citizens and their condition after the momentous changes that…
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has announced the second cycle of the Sanad Fund grant recipients for 2013, and eight Arab filmmakers will receive post-production and development grants for their…
The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort…
Ten years after its launch as the first 24-hour free-to-air movie channel in the Arab world, Dubai-based private satcaster MBC2 has become Hollywood's strongest bridge to the Middle East and an…
Emirati helmer Ali F. Mostafa ("City of Life") will shoot "A to B," a road movie about three Western-educated Arab youths who travel 1,500 miles from Abu Dhabi to Beirut in memory of their deceased…
Egyptian billionaire entrepreneur Naguib Sawiris and Franco-Tunisian mogul Tarak Ben Ammar have formed a strategic partnership to produce and distribute a slate of films and TV content for…
Franco-Tunisian media mogul Tarak Ben Ammar has acquired Egypt's politically independent ONTV with plans to integrate the satcaster with his North African Nessma network, and create a massive…
When aspiring Qatari filmmaker Hend Fakhroo heard that Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" would be headlining the fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival this month, she was ecstatic.
The Dubai Film Festival has assembled a rich roster of docus about the post Arab Spring world, which will unspool in its competitive Muhr Arab Documentaries section.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
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