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‘Coma’ achieves great success in international film festivals

‘Coma’ achieves great success in international film festivals

Although independent and documentary filmmaking are still challenging fields for young filmmakers in Egypt due to the lack of resources and financial support, many young producers and directors have managed to overcome these obstacles and go on to produce high-quality films that have represented Egypt in international film festivals around the globe. The newly released …

Rana Khaled

8-2-1

9th edition of Panorama of the European Film welcomes 2 new sections

After the great success of its eight previous editions, the Panorama of the European Film is hosting its 9th edition from 2-12 November. The annual event gathers international award-winning feature and documentary productions from across Europe and showcases them in cinemas and art houses all over Egypt, including Zawya, Karim, Rivoli, Amir, Cityscape, and others. …

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The Arabic Titanic

The Arabic Titanic: first Egyptian online film fails to impress

Religious feasts have always been a good season for filmmakers to release new movies and make profits. People wait for Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha to take a short vacation to help them relax and remove themselves from stressful work environments. It has become habitual for Egyptians to visit the cinema during the Eid holidays, …

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‘Every Eid’s film’ tackles sexual harassment with a new perspective

“Crowds in the feast day, the music, decorations, the look, my footstep, the smoke, the door.” With these words a new short movie called “Every Eid’s Film” shows how the feast should be if a young, veiled girl is walking in the street. The movie keeps repeating the same sequence of events, but with different …

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Eshtebak

‘Eshtebak’ to be released at Egyptian theatres by end of July

Only two weeks remain until the highly anticipated film Eshtebak (Clash) is released in Egyptian theatres. The film, which was first released at the Cannes Film Festival to an international audience, will be released in Egyptian theatres on 27 July. Eshtebak tells the story of a group of people belonging to different social classes and …

Daily News Egypt

‘Alia’ tackles sufferings of mothers in the Egyptian society

‘Alia’ tackles sufferings of mothers in the Egyptian society

“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” This is how Swedish director, writer, and producer Ingmar Bergman described cinema. In our society, cinema has been playing a crucial role in documenting …

Rana Khaled