However no one has ever thought to give a voice to foreign residents in Egypt, whose lives were influenced significantly by the changes in Egypt in recent years
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The 88th Academy Awards held its opening ceremony on 29 February. Film fans have eagerly awaited the Oscars night owing to the fierce competition between the nominated movies and actors. The ceremony, themed “We All Dream in Gold”, did not disappoint. As the ceremony was not broadcast by any Egyptian or Arabic satellite channels, millions …
The opening ceremony was held on 27 February and 105 local publishing houses participated as well as the Supreme Council of Culture, whose valuable publications are presented in the fair
The festival intends to hold its ninth annual edition from 27 February to 3 March that will organise screenings for 60 Egyptian, Arab, and international movies for amateur and experienced filmmakers from 40 countries worldwide
Al-Asyad tackles political decisions taken by ruling family; I’m fascinated by their persistence, says novelist
Although numerous filmmakers have portrayed Nubian people in their artistic works throughout history, little attention has been given to the major problems that have afflicted Nubians for decades. In an attempt to shed light on Nubian society and the challenges it encounters, director Mohammed Hisham released “Jareedy”, the first film in the Nubian language. The …
Although independent film usually tackles important social and political issues, it recently began to attract numbers of passionate audiences in many countries worldwide
The main issue Khamis tackles in her novel is the role of family and how parents’ methods of raising their children can influence their thoughts, beliefs, character, and how they present themselves to society
These children need a voice to show society that their lives are not what one might assume
Zaki chose ”Embaba” in particular to symbolise low-income neighbourhoods in Egypt and to emphasis his ironic tone in his comparisons of Egypt to other countries, especially when discussing how he, an Egyptian, got by in Europe.
From Om Bassem the plumber to Asmaa the carpenter, “Worth 100 Girls” compiles 15 inspiring stories of women fighting social taboos to earn their living
Many underground musical bands found a chance to perform in front of large numbers of people and many graffiti artists expressed their opinions on the walls of the streets of Egypt.
A large number of Egyptian, Arab, and European movies will be screened. A number of actors, directors, and film critics from around the globe will be in attendance.
What if the Nazis won the war and they made a deal to survive? asks author
Racism, human trafficking, and prostitution are main themes
Travelling alone is completely safe, unlike all the misleading perceptions people have about it, says Heidi Sohdy
It provides rehearsals, trainings, and festivals with small fees to fight art commercialisation
Aiming to spread recycled paper art, El-Masry cooperates with 57,357 cancer hospitals to provide free workshops for children. He launched a Facebook page called “Learn, Create, and Sell’’
Dar Al-Shorouk, Noon, Diwan, and the Egyptian Lebanese house were at the top of the publishing houses, and will participate with a large numbers of books in 2016. However, smaller houses, including Elmasry, El-Rewaq, Ghorab, Toya, Bait Al-Yasmine, and Dar Al Olom, are expected to fiercely challenge and prove their existence in the Egyptian book …
Science is not as hard as we think and knowledge is gained more from life than from school theories, says doctor
Despite many of his walls being whitewashed, Nemo insists on expressing the suffering of the poor
For the last two weeks, “Freska guy” – a university graduate who roams Cairo streets carrying a box full of the popular sweets called “Freska” – was the centre of attention of social media users. With his unique fashion sense that does not align with the traditional perception of street hawkers, Freska guy, Youssef Al-Sayed …