This week moves from the Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children to the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival, paralleled by many music and arts activities, along with film screenings in Cairo and Alexandria.
Make way to the theaters this week 'cause the highly anticipated Mohamed Khan feature "Factory Girl" is set for release on Wednesday, March 19.
March 14, 2014
Back to back to back blockbuster hopefuls have Mais Hamdan in over her head, but the highlight will be will be her "Difference in Timing" role with hottie Tamer Hosny.
March 13, 2014
A joint American Egyptian production is bringing two celebs under the same temple roof.
March 12, 2014
For three weeks, 11 movies from 12 different Asian countries will be screened at eight venues in Jeddah. It's Asian movie marathon and mania going down in Saudi this month.
With Al Azhar adamantly against the Biblical tale of "Noah" screening in Egyptian cinemas, some film makers are rocking the boat the other way.
The all-star cast of the Fast & the Furious films are heading back to Abu Dhabi to finish filming their movie scenes next month.
Phosphine, a short film that was posted recently on YouTube, is topping over 3.5 million viewers and is quickly gaining popularity through WhatsApp and other social networking media.
March 11, 2014
The loosely Biblically-based film "Noah" has made waves in the Middle East and faces being banned in several countries. Bahrain business owners toss in their support for the blockbuster ban.
March 10, 2014
With a new drama "Adam's Apple" in the works, Riham Abdel Ghafour is getting her Syrian study on to speak the dialect for her role as a Syrian nanny.
With other Arab countries already saying "nope" to releasing the controversial Christian film "Noah", a UAE release is still TBD.
March 9, 2014
With several Arab countries banning the controversial Christian film, "Noah" is certainly stirring up the waters...waters that Jennifer Connelly did not enjoy being doused by.
Darren Aronofsky's upcoming epic film Noah is already banned in a number of Arab countries.
March 5, 2014
Turkey's Islamic-rooted government has banned the x-rated film 'Nymphomaniac' because of its sex scenes.
The multiplex screening films that won an Oscar is not that far away, but Muscat residents won't go the distance to do so.