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This year’s festival kicks off in Penrith on Wednesday 18 April
Aiming to provide professional training to amateurs from around the Delta region about the latest editing and storytelling techniques in the documentary film industry, Cinedelta project was launched in 2016 through the fruitful cooperation between the Italian non-governmental organisation Ricerca e Cooperazione and Fig Leaf Studios. The programme provided 20 Egyptian students with a series …
The documentary tells the story of a woman from Upper Egypt that decided to peruse her desires despite depressing surroundings
“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 …
The Dream of Shahrazad will be screened at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Sunday
“This is a documentary not a movie; meaning that the censorship of the Ministry of Culture does not apply to our scripts,” says coordinator
Egyptian-German cultural exchange competition teaches journalists about media portals in both countries
The main idea was to eliminate stereotypes by getting the stories out in the public, whilst helping the women involved acquire a better understanding of harassment.
The film links parts of the former Ottoman country in an attempt to shed light on the deep relationship of love between women and Turkish soap operas
In April, “The Trace of the Butterfly” won the Audience Award in the International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund.
Surgeon-turned-television presenter will star in “Tickling Giants” about free speech and satire in the Middle East
An interview with Kim Beamish, the director of “The Tentmakers of Cairo”, which was screened at Cairo International Film Festival
Co-directed by a German and an Egyptian, the documentary discusses education in both countries through the stories of two young girls
An amateur photographer starts photography project encouraging people around the world to document their daily routine at a given moment
“Everyday Egypt” shows daily life in the country using instagram photos
More than 20,000 unregistered workers risk life and limb to mine the mountain, often starting work as young as 9 years old
Aan Korb festival will be held in October in London
Princess Marie Esmeralda films a documentary on the Belgian expedition in Egypt
Netflix bought the streaming rights for “The Square” in November, after the documentary won critical acclaim on the festival circuit.
The return to the homeland can be a tricky thing when you are Palestinian
The documentary by a young Egyptian director explores the lives of four women in Egypt
A Lebanese documentary offers new perspective on a country’s history
A documentary shows the lives of some members of Egyptian Royalty before the 1952 coup d’état.
A new documentary tells the stories of several former members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
New documentary shines light on Al-Khiamiah street and its unique artwork.
New documentary hopes to discover the truth about foreigners in Egypt
Crop is a documentary entirely filmed inside the Al-Ahram building and features the journalist’s commentary on past events
The film explores the exodus of Egyptian Jews during the 1950s and shows one-on-one interviews with exiled Jews who recount their deportation
Filmmaker Amal Ramsis explores all that is forbidden in Egypt