February 3, 2014
After a slow culture week due to political events, the arts and culture scene is back to thriving with a diverse range of events in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour.
Beirut-based films "Zanj" and "Zanj Revolution" reflect on times past in Arab spring era Lebanon.
Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s French-language drama The Past (Le Passé) has been nominated in five categories at France’s César Awards 2014.
February 2, 2014
Jamal Suliman's starring role is getting some heat for being so politically motivated.
May Salim has nearly got her upcoming film "The Mirror" in the bag. She's 80 percent done filming her scenes for the story about a a young girl that suffers domestic difficulties that draw her to adorn the veil.
Bollywood superstar Katrina Kaif is taking on a new challenge; learning Arabic, all in the name of her new movie, of course!
An Oscars nomination, a though provoking film on a taboo topic, and a museum opening make the list of exciting cultural events that went down in January this year.
January 31, 2014
The director of Syrian documentary "Return to Homs" scoops a top prize at the Sundance film festival.
January 29, 2014
Yes, it does touch on the unique, sensitive subject of homosexuality through the eyes of an adolescent, we'll give it that, but "Family Secrets" still doesn't make the mark when it comes to a plot that makes sense or believable acting.
Among the 30 African films screened within the 43rd edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam are Ahmad Abdalla's Rags and Tatters and Hind Meddeb's Electro Chaabi.
January 28, 2014
Is Egypt getting a dose of déjà vu with its current political climate? That's certainly the suggestion of the show "Sadik Al-Omr" (Lifelong Friend) scheduled to air on Arabic television in July.
With an international itinerary that makes globetrotters salivate, the Dubai-based travel TV show hosts are starting their jet setting journey in Mumbai this week.
January 27, 2014
Bellydancer Dina has a new movie coming out, but has she chosen her bestie Saad El Soghayar to star in it?
Stepping into uncharted cinematic territory of religious discrimination within the country of Egypt, acclaimed director Amr Salama surprisingly stays sensitive to the troubles and triumphs of a young Coptic boy in a public school.
January 26, 2014
As if we needed another excuse to go see the controversial film "La Mu'akhatha" (Excuse My French), knowing that Hind Sabri plays a Coptic bride in one scene makes us even more pumped to watch the show revealing the extent of religious discrimination in Egypt.