Movie Reviews

October 1, 2014

Atshani is showcasing his latest film "Negar's Role" at the Aberdeen Film Festival. (Image: Thejigsawshort.com)
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Iranian director Ali Atshani’s latest creation Negar’s Role is to be showcased at the First Aberdeen International Film Festival in Scotland.

September 29, 2014

Mohamed Khan's "Factory Girl" is in the Oscar race for Best Foreign Language Film.
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Mohamed Khan's "Factory Girl" is the official entry by Egypt for the Oscar's Best Foreign Language Film 2015.

Lucy was a huge international hit and has put Waked's name amongst Hollywood stars. (Image: Facebook)
06:19 GMT

Lucy, the newly released movie by French filmmaker Luc Besson, features Egyptian actor Amr Waked. His appearance prompts reflections on presence of Egyptian artists in international cinema.

September 24, 2014

Cairokee performing in Tahrir Square.
12:16 GMT

With Egyptian band Cairokee in the running for an MTV EMA, underground bands are making their way to the top in the country.

September 22, 2014

Ayman Zeidan is not convinced by his own performance in "The Neighborhood Gate". (Image: Facebook)
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A guy's gotta what a guy's gotta do to pay the rent, and that's the only reason Aman took the job on "Bab Al Harah" (The Neighborhood Door).

These are the faces of "Chaos, Disorder" that was screened this weekend. (Image: Facebook)
09:26 GMT

London got a taste of the Middle East cinema over the weekend as "Chaos, Disorder" was screened alongside a few other films from our region.

September 21, 2014

Fereshteh Taerpour (producer), Negar Azarbaijan (director), Niki Karimi (actress and director) and Ghazal Shakeri (actress) are Iranian representative at the gala. (Image: Press TV)
06:23 GMT

Four Iranian female cineastes have participated in the Global Women’s Cinema Conference held in NY.

September 18, 2014

ADFF will open with the first letter of the alphabet, "From A to B". (Image: IMDB)
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For the first time ever in the festival's history, a locally produced film will raise the curtain.

September 15, 2014

The Cairo International Film Festival will be held at the Cairo Opera House 9-18 November, 2014. (Image: Al Ahram)
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The organisers of the 36th Cairo International Film Festival, scheduled to be held between 9 and 18 November, share their plans to revamp the state-run event.

September 10, 2014

This little gem brought Jordanian Director Naji Abu Nowar the award for Best Director. (Image: Facebook)
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Critics say Marhaba to filmmakers from the Middle East; four Jordanian films received special recognition at this year's Venice International Film Festival.

September 9, 2014

A scene from the star-studded film The Prophet (Courtesy of www.tiff.net).
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The second Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, will host the Middle East premiere of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet.

Wael Kfoury got up close and personal with Wafa Al Kilani on "The Judge" (Image: Facebook)
10:14 GMT

We've seen him judge others on Arab Idol, but now Wael Kfoury gets questioned by Wafa Al Kilani on the show "Al Hakam" (The Judge) that's aired on MBC1.

September 8, 2014

Seeking Nabila Obeid-- brought to you by Rotana
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Rotana brings us a new talent show - 'seeking Nabila Obeid.'

Daila Al Buhairi leads Egypt into the latest reality race show with
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Brace yourself, or even steel yourself for the latest MBC talent show this season -- it's "Qawi Qalbak" (Fortify your heart! Grit your teeth)

Saleh Nass directs "Central Market", debuted at the Calgary International Film Festival.
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The short film Souq Al Markazi (Central Market) made its way from Bahrain all the way to Canada where the weather is cold, but the feelings about the film are warm!