Movie Reviews

January 6, 2013

Painting by Fadi Yazigi, in From Syrian With Love
07:45 GMT

Saudi's Jeddah Athr art gallery starts its Syrian exhibition with a glimpse into the colorful history of this troubled nation.

January 4, 2013

Bassem Yousef.
08:07 GMT

What to expect from the two new Arabic-language channels launched this week.

January 3, 2013

Marwa plays a deaf woman in her upcoming film.
15:22 GMT

Saudi actress Marwa Mohammad has her new movie that focuses on the struggles of being a deaf person in a non-deaf world.

December 31, 2012

James Bond with his Turkish backdrop.
12:16 GMT

Skyfall, the latest Bond flick, set in Istanbul, rakes in a cool billion at the box office.

December 30, 2012

“Chaos, Disorder” co-stars Ramsi Lehner, center, and Mohamed Farag, right.
08:22 GMT

Did the region's movies this year really have nothing to do with the Arab Spring?

December 26, 2012

Ahmed Helmy.
12:12 GMT

The Egyptian funnyman teams up with Egypt's most scandalous actress on his new project.

Salma Al Masri
11:34 GMT

Despite the chaos, the small-screen star says she'll continue to make TV dramas in her home country.

The art of protest: creative types out in force to protest their rights.
08:11 GMT

Never mind Syria, this year's biggest conflict was between the artsy types of Cairo and the new Muslim Brotherhood government.

Duraid Laham (picture courtesy of Middle East Online).
05:54 GMT

The legendary Syrian actor is back and making a TV drama called "We Will Return Shortly", no irony intended!

December 24, 2012

Abed Fahed
09:33 GMT

Filming on his latest project is postponed after producers worry about the security situation in Egypt for Syrian action star, Abed Fahed.

A new light of female Arab cinema.
07:55 GMT

The Oran Arab Film Festival has given the award for best feature film to Hala Lutfi's 'Khoroug Lel Nahar'.

December 23, 2012

From soup kitchen to screen.
08:52 GMT

Egyptian documentary filmmaker Tahani Rached creates powerful socially engaged movies about contemporary Egyptian and Arab struggles, yet is challenged by narrow audiences.

Emeric Lhuisset, Theater of War, photographs with a group of Iranian-Kurdish guerilla fighters, Lambda print, 150 x 112cm, Iraq, 2011-2012 All photos courtesy of the Running Horse
08:38 GMT

For his new exhibition, Emeric Lhuisset traveled to a secret training camp on the Iraq-Iran border.

Future Shorts Festival, Egypt.
08:33 GMT

The Future Shorts Festival is proving a huge hit in the North African nation and internationally.

Vying for the lady's love.
08:29 GMT

Newcomer Khan’s work was one of the more intriguing experiments to emerge from the Dubai International Film Festival, where it had its world premiere last week.