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Photocopy: the taste of a life lived!

Through a wonderful mix of videography, local history, and music, Photocopy director…

Yosra El-Zoghby Yosra El-Zoghby

Films shortlisted for foreign-language Oscar

Nine films have made it into the final list vying for an…

Adham Youssef Adham Youssef

The Hurt Locker: Hellish Paradise

Having watched it for the second time yesterday, I am still as…

Farida El-Sayed Farida El-Sayed

Standing ovation for Egyptian film Cactus Flower at Dubai Film Festival

Egyptian actress Menna El-Batrawy receives best actress award for her role in…

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Ai Weiwei’s ‘Human Flow’ makes Oscar shortlist

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei first began work on his powerful refugee documentary…

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Saudi Arabia to reopen cinemas after 35-year ban

"This marks a watershed moment in the development of the cultural economy…

Deutsche Welle Deutsche Welle

Lemon Tree: camera as tool to deconstruct borders in Arab-Israeli conflict

Lemon Tree brings the camera to the borders. The film takes place…

Adham Youssef Adham Youssef

Roses are red, violets are blue, Rosetta is a girl we aren’t used To

The camera scurries to get a hold of a young woman as…

Farida El-Sayed Farida El-Sayed

The killing of the Sacred Deer: Searching for the perfect cinematographic blend

In his film Dogtooth (2009), Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos used one lens…

Mohammed Tarek Mohammed Tarek