Reflecting turmoil in Egypt, the revived Cairo Film Festival closed Thursday with the jury not awarding some of the top prizes and organizers cancelling the closing ceremony.
VENICE -- A power struggle at the Cairo Film Festival has prompted the ouster as artistic director of Egyptian film critic Youssef Cherif Rizkallah, who is to be replaced by filmmaker and producer…
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.
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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.
A happily married, middle-aged Canadian woman opens to the sensuality of Egypt in this middlebrow romance.
Egypt in 1955 is the setting for "OSS 117: Cairo -- Nest of Spies," a spoof that reps a remake actually worth making. Sparkling production design, a jubilantly retro score and a genuine flair for…
China will be the on the menu of Cairo Film Fest's 29th edition. More than 30 Chinese films will be screened. with fest opening with Yimou Zhang's "House of Flying Daggers" and the jury headed by…
Host country Egypt picked up just one award at its 12th Cairo Intl. Children Film Fest which wrapped on March 21.
Tale is a light, almost frivolous treatment of a serious theme, as Woody Allen here confronts the unalterable fact that life just doesn't turn out the way it does (or did) in Hollywood films. For all…