Prominent Syrian auteur Mohamed Malas (“Ladder To Damascus”) is being denied an entry visa into Egypt where he had been invited to preside the jury at the Ismailia Intl. Film Festival. An Ismailia…
Ismailia Intl. Film Festival
Egypt’s Ismailia Intl. Film Festival has joined forces with Germany’s Documentary Campus and Screen Institute Beirut to launch a program to coach Arab ducumakers with projects in advanced development…
After a positive launch last year, Egypt's Ismailia Intl. Film Festival will hold its second co-production mart dedicated to documentaries linked to the Arab world, June 3-8, in the port city on the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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…
Egyptians are hoping things settle down soon, but they are very concerned. Case in point: producer Mohamed Hefzy.
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…
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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