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‘Early works’ Hispanic film festival at Cervantes
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‘Early works’ Hispanic film festival at Cervantes

The Cervantes Institute in Cairo is currently hosting its second Festival de Óperas Primeras (festival of the early works), which…
3D films: Pros and Cons
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3D films: Pros and Cons

3D technology may have revolutionized the cinema industry, but at what cost? Ali Abdel Mohsen and Ahmed Ramadan present both…
Q&A with Adel Yehia, dean of Egypt’s High Cinema Institute
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Q&A with Adel Yehia, dean of Egypt’s High Cinema Institute

Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni formed a committee of legal experts and professors from Egypt's High Cinema Institute to investigate…
Interview with Youssef Hisham: Nobody owns the truth
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Interview with Youssef Hisham: Nobody owns the truth

Youssef Hesham stands out as a promising young director with an natural talent and a tendency to raise questions rather…
No happy endings in dictatorship
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No happy endings in dictatorship

Directed by Ehab Lamei and produced by Hany William, this 94-minute film attempts to comically address the otherwise serious issues…
Ahmed Zaki: The rise and fall of a generation
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Ahmed Zaki: The rise and fall of a generation

“I am an example of corruption. I am the son of this era and the previous eras. My awareness grew…
Security besieges cultural center in fear of protests
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Security besieges cultural center in fear of protests

Central Security forces surrounded the French Cultural Center in Mobtadayan, downtown Cairo, yesterday, anticipating demonstrations after a number of film…
Khaled el-Sawy: In art, ends justify means
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Khaled el-Sawy: In art, ends justify means

In all of Khaled el-Sawy's roles he makes an impact. Even if the part is small, the actor enchants both…
Palestinian director: We have the spirit, directors, and lots of stories
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Palestinian director: We have the spirit, directors, and lots of stories

Sunday night marked the premier of Palestinian film Al mur wal rumman (Pomegranates and Myrrh, 2008) in Egyptian movie theaters.The…
Alice in Underland
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Alice in Underland

"Alice in Wonderland," directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway, opened…
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