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'Omar' is a homage to American, French and Egyptian thrillers. (YouTube screenshot)
May 30, 2015 - 08:25 GMT
Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad talks about his influences in making Omar, which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival last year.
God's Horses, Ayouch's 2012 film, won the Francois Chalais prize at the Cannes Film Festival. (Morocco World News)
May 28, 2015 - 11:50 GMT
Nabil Ayouch's new film is definitely not 'Much Loved (Zine Li Fik) in Morocco', as it has been banned from screening.
Gümüş is a Turkish melodrama, which became a pop-culture phenomenon when it was dubbed into Arabic and aired across the Arab world as
May 24, 2015 - 17:46 GMT
Turkish documentary film "Kismet" links parts of the former Ottoman country in an attempt to shed light on the deep relationship of love between women and Turkish soap operas.
Don't miss Donia Samir Ghanem, Ahmed Ezz, and Simone on your screens this Ramadan! (Facebook/Al Bawaba edit)
May 24, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Get ready to tuck into the 11 soaps to grace our screens over Ramadan.
A still from the film Dégradé. (Doha Film Institute)
May 20, 2015 - 11:57 GMT
"Dégradé," by the Palestinian twins Tarzan and Arab Nasser, is set in a hair salon in Gaza where thirteen trapped women chat, argue and eventually boil over.
Image Nation CEO Michael Garin, Amena Al Nowais and focus of her film, Omnia. (Seven Media)
May 20, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
Amena Al Nowais, 26,won Abu Dhabi's Image Nation's first documentary competition.
Louis C.K. ribbing on the fight between Palestinians and Israelis
May 19, 2015 - 06:47 GMT
SNL's 40th season came to a close with some quips on the tension between Palestinians and Israelis by comedian Louis C.K.
Filming of “Indiana Jones and the Holy Grail” in Petra. (lowcostholidays.com )
May 18, 2015 - 12:46 GMT
USA Today has an online vote for the world's filming location, and as of today, Petra ranks number one!
Jury members Leila Hatami, Sofia Coppola and president Jane Campion. (Pascal Le Segretain/WireImage)
May 18, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Iran significantly steps up its presence in Cannes this year as Tehran opens up to the world ahead of a possible suspension of Western sanctions.
Emirati director Ali Mostafa's sci-fi project
May 17, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
Emirati director Ali Mostafa's sci-fi project "The Worthy" to be produced by genre experts Peter Safran (The Conjuring) and Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity).
Abu Dhabi's film authority are hoping to strengthen their film industry with the West. (Wfeg.com.au)
May 14, 2015 - 08:05 GMT
A delegation from the Media Zone Authority – Abu Dhabi will attend the Cannes Film Festival to promote the UAE capital as a filming and production hub.