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.
Egyptian Media Production City
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…
“Tim’s Vermeer,” helmed by Teller of illusionist-comedians Penn & Teller and a recent Sony Pictures Classics acquisition, is one of 14 documentary features world-preeming this September at the…
Egyptians are hoping things settle down soon, but they are very concerned. Case in point: producer Mohamed Hefzy.
Sienna Miller and Golshifteh Farahani topline this inauspicious beginning to Rachid Bouchareb's planned trilogy about America and the Arab world.
There was little harmony among nations at the 58th "Eurovision Song Contest," held in Malmo, Sweden.
Egypt's Ismailia Intl. Film Festival is launching the first co-production mart dedicated exclusively to documentaries in the Middle East and North Africa. It's the first move made by its new topper…
The Greatest Show on Earth has a beef with the HBO documentary "An Apology to Elephants," accusing the producers of setting out to do a "one-sided" hit piece. In my review I wondered why there was no…
Amid the flood of documentaries about the Arab Spring in general and the Egyptian Revolution in particular, "Uprising" takes a clear, cohesive approach to the spontaneous events at its center.
Television yields relatively few pleasant surprises, and "The Wedding Band" falls squarely into that camp.
Working on multiple levels, helmer Yousry Nasrallah mines popular cinema and artier forms through a seemingly simple story of two worlds, exposing hypocrisies in each.
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