Wadjda:A story from Saudi Arabia

      by Yasmine Nazmy Haifaa Al Mansour’s debut feature film Wadjda made ripples as it hit theaters around Europe last summer.  Saudi Arabia’s...

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...

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,...

The Must Watch List

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

Bassbousa: A Bittersweet Story of SURVIVAL

“Water Ties me To your name... Nothing is left of me except you, and nothing is left of you A stranger caressing the thighs...

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.

A Black Dilemma

‘Febrayer El Eswed’ (Black February), a new release written and directed by Mohamed Amin. The film dabbles the idea whether the month of February that witnessed the fall of the former regime in 2011 is auguring well for Egypt.

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.

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