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.
After describing her other Ramadan 2014 show "Al Wajiha" as a game changer for her career because of the uniqueness of her character, the project she's currently filming, "Thuraya", is also said to be different than any other she's tackled in the past.
Haifa Wehbe's latest movie "Rouh's Beauty" has finally been allowed to hit the silver screen.
All the guests bust a move to the tunes of Fares Karam on an upcoming episode of Asala Nasri's show "Soula". Watch it, and you might be shaking your groove thing too!
After receiving raging success across the Middle East, Turkish soap operas are finding fame and fortune beyond the region in places like China, Russia, and more.
January 25, 2014
All that crazy snow and bad weather kept Karim Abdel Aziz from finishing his current film "The Blue Elephant" in time for its scheduled release during the winter vacation, but there's only one scene left now to do before producers can call it a wrap.
January 24, 2014
Well, hello hometown! Syrian star Basem Yakhour is making his way back to his country's capital city to take part in the new drama "Al Dumari".
January 23, 2014
"Excuse My French" and "Family Secrets" opened in theatres across Egypt this week, chartering taboo territories of subjects like religious discrimination and homosexuality. Oops, we said it!