Four Al Jazeera journalists were detained Tuesday in Egypt, a sign of growing hostilities between the country's interim government and the news network. Al Jazeera correspondent Wayne Hay, cameraman…
There was little harmony among nations at the 58th "Eurovision Song Contest," held in Malmo, Sweden.
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…
Sameh Abdel Aziz's "The Cry of an Ant" is billed as the first Egyptian feature to incorporate the recent revolution but displays a tasteless opportunism made worse by a screechy melodrama.
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.
Before Michael Bay could turn giant robots loose for a battle on the Great Pyramid of Giza, he had to submit his script to the state censorship office and make contact with antiquities head Zahi…
Not long ago, Egypt's domestic film market was the envy of the Middle East.
Arab screen icon Omar Sharif is set to tackle William Shakespeare's "King Lear," in a feature adaptation that migrates the bard's classic tragedy to modern-day Egypt.
Fests will appreciate the form and message, while a small Euro arthouse run isn't unthinkable.
The grand old man of Egyptian cinema, Youssef Chahine, is back with a hard-hitting new project. The 81-year-old legend, widely recognized as the greatest living Arab helmer, is busy editing "This Is…