In Search of Extraordinary Abilities: Film Review

By Ahmed Kafafi Long hailed as one of Egypt’s foremost directors, Dawoud Abdel Sayed’s repertoire includes films like El Sa’aleek (The Vagabonds), El Bahth ‘An...

This Is Not a Film

11 May, El Falaki Theater at 8 pm. Free Admission This is an Iranian documentary film by Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb.  It...

Left Foot Right Foot (Switzerland, 2013)

7 April, 7 to 9 pm at Teatro Eskendria, Alexandria Genre: Drama (100 min) French with English & Arabic subtitles Written and directed by Germinal Roaux This...

Ragol Al-Mostaheel – Adham Sabri Animated Series

The long-awaited fictional national hero, dubbed as Ragol Al-Mostaheel (The Impossible Man), will appear in 3D animated cartoon series on television during Ramadan 2013.

‘Factory Girl’: A Poignant Mantra of Love

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

MOVIE REVIEW: GRAVITY

by Ola El Soueni I recently watched the box office movie Gravity, starring the talented Sandra Bullock and the most handsome of all,...

Night and Day in Cairo – A Sneak Peek

We dipped into our archives again and found something quite interesting. As the Cairo International Film Festival 2014 is happening this week, why not look...

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...

Jehane Nougiem’s “El-Midan” Becomes the First Egyptian Movie to Get an Oscar Nomination

    By Hania Moheeb For the first time, an Egyptian documentary filmmaker Jehan Nogiem, gets an Academy Award nomination with her film titled “El-Midan”...

The Luxor Film Festival for Egyptian & European Cinema Holds its Second Round

Yet another event attempts to shift the Egyptian public away from the usual commercial US and Egyptian films; second edition of...

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