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Photocopy: the taste of a life lived!

Through a wonderful mix of videography, local history, and music, Photocopy director Tamer Ashry takes us on a wonderful journey in time. The film is imbued with Faried el-Atrash songs and scenes of the culturally rich and relatively old Abdo Pasha area of Cairo, with its old-fashioned “gad3ana”—the remains of a good trait in Egyptians …

Yosra El-Zoghby

Sheikh Jackson takes place at London Film Festival 

The film is also selected to open EL-Gouna Film Festival running this month in its first edition as well as participating at the festival’s Feature Narrative Competition. Marking its second international premier, Sheikh Jackson is selected to participate at the 61st BFI London Film Festival, taking part in October at the Journey section of the …

Daily News Egypt

Moonrise Kingdom: leaning into fantasy motif

On the fictional island of New Penzance, Sam (played by Jared Gilman) and Suzy (Kara Hyward) are two troubled twelve-year olds who decide to run away together. Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom follows the pair and the troupe of adults in search of them, the entire ensemble cast in danger of an oncoming storm. The film …

Bahira Amin

“Clash” keeps its success chain in de Cinéma Vues d’Afrique

Director Mohamed Diab’s feature film Clash won the Best Feature Film Award at the 33rd Festival International de Cinéma Vues d’Afrique in Montreal, where it was competing in the Fictions Internationales Section. Earlier this month, the film won the main award of the Cinepolitica International Film Festival in Romania, which is dedicated to films with …

Daily News Egypt

The politics of fear

“Fear does not prevent death, fear prevents life,” was one of the most important sentences in the movie Mawlana, based on the novel of the same name by Ibrahim Eissa. Fear prevents movement, makes brains shut down, and allows hesitation to take us over. The desire to be free from fear remains the hope of …

Sherif Rizq

‘Clash’ wins 2 awards at International Film Festival of Kerala

Following the success it achieved at every international film festival it participated in since its premiere screening at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, Mohammed Diab’s Eshtebak (Clash) received two more awards at the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) in its 21st edition. The film was awarded the Suvarna Chakoram Award, as well as the …

Daily News Egypt

“Vignette”: a new experience into local and international movie worlds

After the outbreak of the 25 January Revolution and the unprecedented increase in social media usage between different age sectors and social classes, online programmes have turned into a phenomenal trend as a large number of young people saw it as an inexpensive way to express their opinions about the different issues. This came to …

Rana Khaled