ROME – Despite ongoing turbulence in Egypt, the Luxor Egyptian and European Festival kicked off its second edition on Sunday with the world preem of helmer Amr Salama's potentially button-pushing…
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.
Egyptians are hoping things settle down soon, but they are very concerned. Case in point: producer Mohamed Hefzy.
ROME — Calm returned to Cairo on Thursday after a night of dancing in the streets in Egypt and celebrations over the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who has been replaced by the chief…
This demanding but highly absorbing two-hander showcases Benicio Del Toro and Mathieu Amalric at the top of their craft.
A chance encounter in a hospital reduces a Mexican woman to the de facto nurse of her increasingly erratic ex-b.f. in "Inertia," an impressive debut feature from Isabel Munoz Cota Callejas. Though…
Debuting helmers Martha Shane and Lana Wilson manage a rare feat with this calm, humanist docu about a hot-button topic: third-trimester abortions and the last four doctors in the U.S. who perform…
Revolutionary times are breeding revolutionary conditions for filmmakers in the Middle East, giving rise to a cinematic New Wave even as political instability is leaving many in the crosshairs of…
Thesp-singer has local ties to Vannie E. Cook Jr. children's cancer clinic
More than a year after Egypt's Tahrir Square uprising, there are signs of a creative growth spurt in what is still the Arab world's film industry powerhouse.