Homegrown titles vie with Hollywood to satisfy region's 'curiosity for cinema'
We're not likely to get a docu on the 2011 Egyptian revolution with greater scope, at least not in the immediate aftermath of those momentous events.
More than just a local showcase, Mid East events are starting to capture global attention.
The backstory is almost a movie itself: A couple of young helmers self-produce their first feature using friends and family as actors, get some money from Abu Dhabi's Sanad fund and go on to win a…
A crumbling house keeps its inhabitants protected from the chaos outside while figuratively trapping them in their destinies.
Iraqi helmer Mohamed Al-Daradji was awarded Variety's Middle East Filmmaker of the Year award at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival on Tuesday.