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Cultural centers under pressure during upheavals

At an event at the Goethe Institute early in June, a dance performance was disrupted by a passerby angered by what he considered to be an inappropriate display between the male and female dancers. A witness described how the event came to a halt when several members of the audience were forced to try to …

Maryam Ishani

Censors ban screening of ‘taboo’ interfaith love story

By AFP LUXOR: Egyptian filmmakers and critics denounced the authorities on Monday for blocking the screening of a “taboo” film about a love story between a Christian woman and a Muslim man. “We denounce the fact that censorship authorities have prevented the screening of Hesham Issawi’s ‘Cairo Exit’ at the Luxor African Film Festival,” dozens …

DNE

Islamists halt filming of Egyptian TV series

CAIRO: Islamist students halted the filming of an Egyptian television series at Cairo’s Ain Shams University protesting against the "indecent" clothing of the actresses, the production company said Thursday. Misr International films had obtained permission from the university’s management to film on site, the head of the company, Gaby Khoury, told AFP. But "when the …

DNE

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