Cinema

Disney extends one of its most successful film franchises

Toy Story 4
28 Nov 2014
  Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it will extend one of Pixar's most successful film franchises by making "Toy Story 4" for release in 2017, directed by John Lasseter. "John created 'Toy Story' and...
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Actress Menna Shalaby joins production of TV series on Jews in 1940s

27 Nov 2014
Actress Menna Shalaby joined TV series “Haret al-Yahoud” (Jews' Quarter) along with the actor Eyad Nassar, said producer Gamal al-Adl, adding that the actress Hala Sidqi and Shwikar had also joined the production.  ...
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7th Cairo International Women’s Film Festival makes strong comeback

27 Nov 2014
The Cairo International Women’s Film Festival has unveiled a solid lineup with an accent on intriguing perspective of female directors on divergent issues of our time. The festival’s seventh edition is set to open its doors to...
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Arab music and cinema great Sabah dies at 87

singer Sabah 
26 Nov 2014
Lebanese diva Sabah died Wednesday morning in Beirut, her business manager, Joseph Gharib, told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   Gharib said funeral procedures had already started for the burial of the famous actress and singer.   Born in...
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'Hunger Games' tops US box office with $123 million opening

Cast member Jennifer Lawrence poses at the premiere of ''The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'' in Los Angeles, California November 17, 2014. The movie opens in the U.S. on November 21.
25 Nov 2014
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied US$123 million in ticket sales to top weekend box office charts and score the year's biggest US opening, according to studio estimates.   The third installment of the...
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Actor Ahmed Rateb travels to Morocco for Tetouan theatre festival

25 Nov 2014
Actor Ahmed Rateb travelled to Morocco accompanied by co-stars of Zan'et Regala drama, a work that willl participate in the ninth session of the Tetouan Mediterranean Multi-Theatre Space festival.   Tetouan Mediterranean Multi-...
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Spanish filmaker: Screening ‘Miss Brackets’ in Cairo more important than awards

Spanish filmmaker Sergio  Candel
24 Nov 2014
Despite not receiving an award at the Cairo International Film Festival for “Miss Brackets,” Spanish Director Sergio Candel expressed his happiness in participating in such an important festival to showcase different...
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Report: Angelina Jolie Plans To Give Up Acting

23 Nov 2014
Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie says she plans to give up acting after a "few more" films and switch her focus to directing.   Jolie walked the red carpet in Sydney with husband Brad Pitt this week at the premiere of her...
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Documentary tackles injustice against creative Arab women

Cairo Opera House
22 Nov 2014
A documentary called ‘88’ will be screened on Sunday at the Cairo Opera House’s Artistic Creativity center.   The film is the first on issues of creative Arab women.   Artist and writer Yasmine al-Khateeb, said...
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Bushra prepares new album

20 Nov 2014
Egyptian actor and singer Bushra said she misses singing and is now working on a new album.   Bushra promises her fans the new album will be different, adding she now plans to focus on singing and theatrical performances, especially...
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