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The mission is to create a theatrical show that combines local women and Nollywood actresses, in a work that encourages women’s empowerment in marginalised areas.
In the film, Edkins considers how migratory patterns open up new opportunities for the Far East to flex its gigantic industrial power. The film had its world premiere, earlier in 2020, in the panorama section of the 70th Berlinale.
Ehab Moustafa’s film Colored Dress is one of few Egyptian films to represent independent women
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Spike Lee, Taylor Swift, and George Clooney join stars speaking out against police brutality, racism
In a statement released by the festival on Friday, the films that form part of its Official Selection, released on 3 June, will premiere at other festivals.
‘The Fits feature film is a transfixing sensory experience and a potent portrait of adolescent turmoil,” say critics
Film festivals have been hit hard by social distancing measures, forced to postpone 2020 events
Police in several major cities in the US said they will continue to closely monitor theatres playing the new film Joker, which was released on Friday in US theatres, according to American local media.
The film stars Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana De Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Colette, Katherine Langford, and Christopher Plummer.
South Korean director dives deep into widening gulf between rich, poor with his enthralling film “Parasite”
The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) voted at the Film Society of Lincoln Center for its 2018 awards winners. The awards will be handed out during the annual ceremony on 7 January 2019 at Tao Downtown. Roma took home the prizes for Best Film and Best Cinematography, with Alfonso Cuarón also winning for Best …
This year’s edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) included an exceptional selection of films chosen according to a policy which observes the balance between this year’s big hits which cinema lovers followed closely from one international festival to another. They have been looking forward to seeing them in Egyptian theatres on one hand, …
Festival added 2 new awards to its prizes, ‘audience award’, ‘best Arabic film’
Festival’s 10th edition will run from 17 October to 21 October
Posters of Spain-based festival published under slogan ‘slip into European cinema
Film contrasts Southeast Asia’s rich hub with exploitation of impoverished migrant workers
Filmmakers, intellectuals triumph against censorship, bureaucracy after pressure to remove ban of newly released film, Karma
Latest appointment saw Ursula Meier heading Caméra d’Or jury
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 …
After the success regional film festivals have been achieving like the Alexandria Film Festival and Gouna Film Festival, Sharm El-Sheikh follows the track for the second consecutive year, announcing the start of second Sharm El-Sheikh Film Festival (SHAFF) in March. Starting from 3 March and for a week, the city of beauty and peace will …
In a special tribute to the documentary that won several international awards, Zawya will screen Hady Zaccak’s film “Ya Omri” (104 Wrinkles), in which he followed his grandmother’s life since she was young until she turned 104. The film won several awards, including the Jury Award at the Malmo Arab Film Festival in Sweden. In …
In Elia Suleiman’s first feature film, Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996), he depicts Palestinians through the theatre of everyday life. He does so by steering the film via fragmented and observational snippets of mundane life in the occupied territories. The seemingly unrelated vignettes, that lack introductions or conclusions, penetrate the livelihood of Palestinians that live …
Somewhere in Iraq, a soldier steps forward to disable a bomb, some tension rises and then boom, the bomb explodes. After his death, the main protagonist of the film Sergeant William appears to take the lost one’s place. William is a stubborn, sarcastic, well-trained explosives expert who is always fixing issues even when he does …
“The World” (Jia Zhangke, 2004) is a two-hour portrait of life at the Beijing World Park; a vast attraction on the outskirts of the Chinese capital, divided into continents with miniatures of major global landmarks and performances from each region. While the park is host to an influx of tourists, “The World” is a sprawling …
“I, Daniel Blake” tells the story of a 59-year-old man (Dave Johns), who is struggling to win an appeal on his welfare benefits, which he especially needs after having a heart attack that prevents him from working. The film is a gritty and raw portrayal of Britain’s social security system and its benefits, or the …
The ultimate purpose of culture diplomacy is to build bridges between people, and to help Egyptians better understand the US and vice versa, says US Culture attaché
Some of the films can be considered explicit messages to world leaders in hope of reconsidering policies related to refugees