Cinema

Cancer movie wins top prize at Sundance

© Getty/AFP / by Michael Thurston | Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, director of 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' and juror Edgar Wright attend the Awards Night Ceremony of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 31, 2015 in Park City, Utah
 
 
 
01 Feb 2015
"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a moving drama about a teenager who befriends a classmate with cancer, won the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday. Sundance winners regularly go on to critical and awards success at...
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Odeon Cinema to show documentary film ‘The Mulberry House’

28 Jan 2015
Odeon Cinema will screen a special showing next Sunday evening of the documentary film “The Mulberry House” (Bayt al-Toot) at al-Zawya hall.   The film revolves around teenager Sara, born in Yemen from a Yemeni father...
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Second season of popular TV series ‘Saraya Abdeen’ to be broadcast in May

27 Jan 2015
The second season of the popular TV series “Saraya Abdeen” (Abdeen Palace) has moved to Alexandria on Tuesday to shoot their last outdoor scene as the series is scheduled to be presented in May 2015.   The first...
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Yousra offers condolences over King Abdullah’s death

Actress Yousra offering condolences over death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz at the Saudi embassy, Cairo, 26 January, 2015.
26 Jan 2015
Actress Yousra offered condolences on Sunday at the Saudi embassy in Cairo over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, who died early on Friday.   Yousra said that offering condolences over death of such great king was the...
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In photos: Actors on the square

An anti-Morsy protester waves an Egyptian flag as a military helicopter passes over Tahrir square during a protest to support the army in Cairo 26 July 2013.
26 Jan 2015
Actor Amr Waked Hany Adel and Adham al-Saeed, members from the band Wust al-Balad Writer Mohamed Hefzy Actress Jihan Fadel and her husband Amr Abdeen and Yousra al-Louzy Director Magdy Ahmed Ali Actor Khaled al-Sawy Tawfiq Abdel...
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Movies that predicted the January revolution since 1976

The Return of the Prodigal Son
25 Jan 2015
The republic of 25 January is the third republic that was born from many events and interactions that have been accumulated over many years, as if they were woven for that purpose.   Many forms of art incessantly pointed to the...
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'Birdman' wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu accepts the Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures award for 'Birdman' onstage during the 26th Annual Producers Guild Of America Awards in Los Angeles, on January 24, 2015
25 Jan 2015
Dark comedy "Birdman" took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards Saturday, boosting its status ahead of the much-anticipated Oscars next month. The film, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, beat industry favorites...
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Harry Potter star Watson urges men to join gender equality battle

Actress Emma Watson poses at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of ''American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity'' in New York May 3, 2010.
25 Jan 2015
  British actress Emma Watson urged young men to speak out when women are degraded, husbands to support wives to pursue their ambitions and businessmen who mentor women to share their experiences, as part of a drive to get more men to...
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Harry Potter star Watson urges men to join gender equality battle

Actress Emma Watson poses at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of ''American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity'' in New York May 3, 2010.
25 Jan 2015
  British actress Emma Watson urged young men to speak out when women are degraded, husbands to support wives to pursue their ambitions and businessmen who mentor women to share their experiences, as part of a drive to get more men to...
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Google marks Youssef Chahine birth anniversary with doodle

Google celebrates Youssef Chahine birthday anniversary with doodle
25 Jan 2015
“Skoot…hanswar” (Silence…we will shoot) and “al-cimena…dana amoot men gherha” (Cinema…I die without it). These are the two most famous quotes of one of the greatest and innovative...
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