Shah Rukh Khan's Bollywood starrer “Chennai Express” will open day and date in a number of markets, and not just the usual suspects with a large South Asian diaspora. Disney UTV will release the film…
Italian neorealism has an impressive proponent in Claudio Giovannesi, whose sophomore feature, "Ali Blue Eyes," reinvigorates the form with exacting honesty.
TEL AVIV -- This Ramadan, 18 months after the bloom of the Arab Spring, Middle Eastern television execs are as divided as politicos about the revolutionary wave's long-term effects.
As if building the Arab world's first and most successful TV net wasn't enough, Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC) founder and chairman Sheik Waleed al-Ibrahim is intent on conquering the music…
While Iraq's popular private television station Al-Sharqiya will be pushing the boundaries this Ramadan with its sharp mix of satire, current affairs and comedy, state-run Al-Iraqiya will be toning…
Dubai TV has laid down a marker to its rivals by unveiling its line-up for the Muslims' sweeps. The pan-Arab satcaster is going heavy on local Gulf productions and laffers in its attempts to rule the…
Terrorism cast its long shadow at the 11th Cairo Intl. Market for Radio and TV Production (Camar TV). The closing ceremony at Media City in Cairo's desert outskirts was canceled July 7 following news…
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