Egyptian billionaire entrepreneur Naguib Sawiris and Franco-Tunisian mogul Tarak Ben Ammar have formed a strategic partnership to produce and distribute a slate of films and TV content for…
ROME -- As the Arab Spring countries shift from dictatorship toward more complex political scenarios, there are strong signals that hardline Islamic censorship could impact entertainment industries…
Goteborg may be a long way from Tunis, Cairo or Damascus, but its focus this year on Arabic-language filmmaking is timely.
Amid the expected barrage of docus on 2011's Arab Spring, "Rouge Parole" stands out as one of the few certain to have a life beyond the immediate burst of interest.
Tunisian helmer Kaouther Hania's "Challatt of Tunis" nabbed one of the International Projects Showcase awards at Sunny Side of the Doc, which wrapped Friday in La Rochelle, France.
The Doha Film Institute is awarding grants to 25 projects at various stages of production as part of its aim to support Arab filmmakers.
Police in Tunisia cracked down Sunday on key allies of the ousted president, detaining the head of a private TV station for allegedly trying to slow down the country's nascent steps toward democracy.
The popular uprising in Tunisia, which ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali after 23 years in power, is proving that clamping down on information outlets anywhere these days is like trying to put…
The turmoil in Tunisia is not affecting the shoot of Jean-Jacques Annaud's epic "Black Gold," toplining Antonio Banderas and Freida Pinto, which will wrap its Tunisian production on schedule this…
Proving the pervasive power of TV on the cultural identity of a people, Tunis-based satcaster Nessma TV is positioning itself as a catalyst of change for the Maghreb region and North Africa's…
Giuseppe Tornatore's lavish Sicilian epic "Baaria" will open the Venice Film Festival's upcoming 66th edition, marking the first time in two decades the Lido has kicked off with an Italian film.