As Arab cinema begins to veer towards genre movies, hot Egyptian chiller "Warda" – touted as the first Arab found footage film in the “Blair Witch Project” vein – is preeming at EFM, after making a…
Egypt’s Mohamed Hefzy And France’s Eric Lagesse Undeterred In Their Commitment To Produce Thriller ‘Clash’ About Islamist Extremists (EXCLUSIVE)
In the wake of the early January terrorist attacks in Paris, Cairo-based producer Mohamed Hefzy and France’s Eric Lagesse, topper of Pyramide Films, have vowed to forge ahead with Egyptian director…
As France still reels from last week's Charlie Hebdo slaughter and its aftermath, which left 20 dead in total, there is no indication of a new caution at Europe's funding sources, though it is far…
The film community in the Arab world has promptly reacted with outrage and determination to plow on undeterred in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo slaughter by Islamic fundamentalists in Paris which…
Egyptian auteur Mohamed Diab, known internationally for bold sex harassment pic "Cairo 678," is set to delve into his country's political turbulence with drama-action thriller "Clash." Diab's timely…
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…
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.
Somebody up there likes Dan St. Germain. And that somebody clearly has a direct line to Comedy Central's programming staff.
A Manhattan native with an unhurried, laid-back delivery, Michael Che has quickly become one of the busiest figures on his hometown's comedy circuit.