October 8, 2013
The recently announced Arabian Nights segment of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has a unique programme that "looks and feels very different from past editions."
Long time filmmaker Izza Genini hit up the Doc.Arts Festival in Berlin to give Europeans a taste of Moroccan musical traditions by presenting three of her 1980s documentaries.
October 7, 2013
No 'Gentle Revenge' needed because all the drama has been reserved for the cameras. Wafaa Amer denies she pulled out her claws to ensure her sis made it into the spotlight next to her.
October 3, 2013
A girl raised in an orphanage and coerced into a life of money laundering is the premise for the character played by Jenny Asper in the upcoming drama ‘Khawatim’ (Rings).
Is 'Le Passé' French or Iranian, question some after the film was submitted for Oscars consideration as an Iranian piece.
Looks like Saudi actress Marwa Mohammad is making it big time with her latest flick ‘Sada’ (Echo) in the Moroccan Arabic film festival.
October 2, 2013
Kinda Alloush is not only a brilliant actress, she's a great judge too. The starlet will be on the judging committee of the 29th Alexandria Film Festival.
For the first time ever, a major international horror film was shot in the UAE. Tobe Hooper's 'Djinn' is set for its world premiere at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival next month.
Back for another year is Cairo's 48 Hour Film Project. What is it all about, and how can you enter?
The brilliant Egyptian film ‘Winter of Discontent’ enters foreign-language Oscars. Will it go through next to nominations?
October 1, 2013
On the brink of canceling her career, Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek decides to stay in the biz and play the leading role in the TV drama “Shajar Al Durr”, much to the relief of fans.
September 30, 2013
Amr Diab’s new nickname is “flip flop Jan” after fans just don’t get his use of slippers in the new music video ‘Al Leila’ (Tonight).
If it isn't realistic, it isn't impressive. At least that Duraid Lahham's view of Ramadan dramas.
"Bethlehem" film beat odds at Israel's Ophir Awards, winning the top prize, and now will be the country's entry in the foreign language film race for an Academy Award.
September 29, 2013
Lebanese filmmaker Rania Stephan splices Soad Hosny's black and white work into new fiction film that was featured at The DocuArts film festival recently.