January 12, 2014
The Dubai International Film Festival was honored with a prestigious plaque by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
A Beirut Cinema fundraising event has been cancelled due to the terrible political conditions in Beirut. What a shame!
Last year was a pretty lackluster one for the world of Arab soap operas, but one thing that did draw attention were the slew of political soaps.
January 10, 2014
She wasn't the first choice for the part, but she snagged it! Maysoon Abu Asaad has the role as the second wife of the main character "Abu Issam" played by Abbas Al Nour in "Barb Al Harah".
January 7, 2014
So many people have been looking forward to the release of Haifa Wehbe's new film "Halawet Rouh" (Rouh's Beauty), but it seems like the Egyptian Censorship Committee has other ideas going for them!
Blockbuster hit "American Hustle" is loosely based on ABSCAM from the 1970s that involved FBI operatives dressing up like Arab Shaikhs, but media reviews have ignored how this sting operation impacted the Arab Americans.
December 31, 2013
Leave it to a Saudi to slam Assad. One of the Gulf's film producers prepares to film a story detailing the "crimes of the Assad regime."
Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek burst out in tears of joy at the premiere screening of her new movie “Al Jarsoneera.”
Alongside Hollywood actors Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman, Egyptian actor Amr Waked stars in a sci-fi thriller that's currently in post-production.
December 30, 2013
It may be a surprise to some with all the political upheaval, but 2013 can actually be considered a great year for film making in Egypt.
December 29, 2013
The Citizen marks Sam Kadi’s third American film, and tells a story of xenophobia following the 9/11 attacks in New York.
December 28, 2013
Writer Sheyma Buali speaks to filmmakers and learns more about Iraq's burgeoning film scene.
December 26, 2013
With rocking chairs, H2O coming from the chair backs, and even smells make for a 4D cinema experience to remember in Dubai.
December 24, 2013
Get a sneak peak into the filming world of the new Syrian drama "Al Qurban" (The Sacrifice), starring Amal Arafeh as an engaged lady in love and Nadine Tahsin Baik as a good, forgiving Syrian woman.
The Egyptian actor has strived hard to obtain the look of the late scholar Mustafa Mahmoud for his newest film, but the cameras still aren't rolling. Khaled explains why.