“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...

Amitabh Bachchan: The Man Behind the Legend

By Soha ElsirganyPhotos courtesy of Soha ElsirganyRadiant with charisma and energy, and armed with his signature deep baritone voice, Amitabh Bachchan’s presence on the...

Venturing through the Lost Treks of Time

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

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

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

Cinema schools and acting workshops, a role amid backbreaking challenges

by Ahmed KafafiFor ages, learning the art of acting had remained an oral tradition, or an on-the-job training. Only those who have embarked on...

Ladder to Damascus

by Eleonora VioThe retrospective of the movie, which had its premiere in Toronto Film Festival in 2013, was going to take place...

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...

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,...

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 RoauxThis...

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...

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