Venturing through the Lost Treks of Time

By Ingy Higazy An intricately woven tale of change, hardship, and defiance set in 20th century Arabia, award-winning film Theeb (2014) by Naji Abu Nowar has...

Décor: A Filmmaker’s Homage to Cinema

After gaining renown for independent films like Microphone, Heliopolis and Farsh we Ghata (Rags and Tatters), Ahmed Abdalla made his first large-scale production, Décor,...

The Must Watch List

by Nourham El TohamyTelevision business has grown globally in the past five years in the Middle East. Before, we used to watch our national...

Les Miserables in Egypt’s Theaters

The new release of ‘Les Misérables’ in its musical form underlines two important issues: Artistically, the movie stages a new comeback for musicals that associates with tragedy rather than comedy. Culturally, it bears on a revolution-stricken region that remains concerned about whether the revolutionary movements will hit their targets.

Every Sunday Mashrabia Art Gallery is now presenting a film at its location

11/5 Film screening: “Mr. Foster”, 78 minutesDirected by Norberto Lopez Amado, English, 2010 Spain, UK. The film traces the rise of one of the world’s...

‘Factory Girl’: A Poignant Mantra of Love

by Nourhan TawfikFactory Girl-Mohamed Khan’s newest film was released in Egyptian cinemas on March 19. It is a beautiful yet candid mantra of love...

Alphée des étoiles – Alphée of the Stars (Canada, 2012)

6 April, French Institute, Alexandria at 7 pm Genre: Documentary / drama (82 min) French with English & Arabic subtitlesWritten & directed by Hugo LatulippeAfflicted with...

New Film Releases January 2015

Paddington Is a comedy/ family British film directed and written by Paul King. The film stars Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonnevill, Colin Firth, Sally Hawkins & Julie...

“Cinema for Humanity” Launches in Gouna

The First Edition of El Gouna Film Festival Launches in Egypt under the Slogan “Cinema for Humanity” The Founding Committee of El Gouna Film Festival...

I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love You

By Mostafa Ismail Screened at Zawya during the fourth edition of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) in April, I Travel Because I Have to,...

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