Film Clinic, the Cairo-based production company behind some of the freshest, boundary-pushing, Arab movies made recently, has hired Paris-based producer and film industry expert Daniel Ziskind as its…
Gaul’s Pyramide Takes Sales On Egyptian Auteur Mohamed Diab’s ‘Clash’ About Islamic Extremism (EXCLUSIVE)
French sales company Pyramide International has taken world sales on Egyptian auteur Mohamed Diab's timely Islamic fundamentalism-themed thriller "Clash," now set to start shooting in Cairo in April…
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night of dancing in the streets in Egypt and celebrations over the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who has been replaced by the chief…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…