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‘Nomadland’ wins 4 National Society of Film Critics awards

‘Nomadland’ wins 4 National Society of Film Critics awards

The film Nomadland has won four awards at the 2021 National Society of Film Critics awards, including Best Actress, Best Picture, Best Cinematography, and Best Director. The haul ensured that the film, directed by Chinese-American film maker Chloe Zhao, won the most awards at the organisation’s 55th annual meeting on Saturday. Frances McDormand was named …

Daily News Egypt

Berlinale World Cinema Fund announces 12 new funding recommendations

Berlinale World Cinema Fund announces 12 new funding recommendations

In the 33rd jury session of the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF), the juries made 12 funding recommendations for a variety of international projects, the Berlin Film festival announced on Friday. The varied projects represent the countries of Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Dominican Republic, Guinea, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Mozambique, Senegal, and Turkey. The current …

Daily News Egypt

Salma Hayek demands male film industry workers receive pay cut

Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek, who is a vocal campaigner against sexual harassment in the film business, said on Sunday during a lecture parallel to the Cannes Film Festival that male individuals in the film industry should get less pay in an effort to be equal to their female counterparts. She made the statement a day …

Adham Youssef

Luxor African Film Festival: Cinema for a better tomorrow

The Luxor African Film Festival is an annual celebration of films, art, and criticism, while keeping a close eye on African cinema and its different contemporary issues. The festival has been building up momentum to reach out to different artists and filmmakers from the African continent, to bridge the gap between Arabic-speaking African countries and …

Adham Youssef

India ditches compulsory national anthem at cinema

India’s compulsory playing of its national anthem before cinema screenings has been dashed by the Supreme Court. It has, however, stipulated that audiences will stand briefly when movie halls drop the patriotic tune. Indian media reported widespread relief last week over the removal of assertive nationalism in cinemas imposed in 2016 under the Hindu right-wing …

Daily News Egypt

44th birthday of the female voice of Egyptian TV drama and cinema

There are dozens of successful movies and drama, but you may forget the name of their makers once the movie or the episodes are over. This, however, does not apply to the works of a director like Kamla Abu Zekry. Kamla Abou Zekry, who celebrated her birthday on 8 January, is one of the best …

Nihal Samir