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Let's talk about sex! Palestinian American filmmaker touches on taboo topics

in Arab circles, Palestinian American filmmaker Suha Araj surprisingly made the audience bust up laughing ... the filmmaker. Suha Araj is a young Palestinian American woman who grew up in Ohio and now lives in New ... not necessarily against Arab Americans but my role as a filmmaker I feel is to find the humour, to find ...

26/11/2013 - 08:38 - comment 0

Iran slams EU for awarding human rights prize to dissident filmmaker

dissidents, a filmmaker and a rights lawyer, the Sakharov Prize for Human Rights. Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi and Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh on Sunday received the European Union's Sakharov Prize for Human Rights. Both winners were nominated for the award ...

18/12/2012 - 12:08 - comment 0

Award-winning young Iranian filmmakers pitch up in Cairo to start their Um Kulthum biopic

The American University in Cairo’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting a talk by renowned Iranian artists and filmmakers Shirin Neshat and Shoja Azari on Wednesday 14 November at AUC’s New Cairo ... filmmaker and multimedia artist Shoja Azari also draws upon Iranian culture for subject matter. ...

12/11/2012 - 13:57 - comment 0

Chevrolet, MOFILM Global Film Search offers talented arab filmmakers a road trip to the Super Bowl

Chevrolet and MOFILM are calling on filmmakers from ... Chevrolet and MOFILM, a global creative community, are calling on filmmakers from around the world to create ... of professional American Football.   “Road trips provide stories of adventure and freedom - no matter the road ...

Press Release - 23/06/2011 - 22:23 - comment 0

Female filmmakers trailing into Cairo International Women's Film Festival

The festival, 'Among Women Filmmakers', features a selection of the best feature, short and animation ... grounds, - the AUC Ewart Memorial Hall, located at the American University in Cairo's downtown campus - the Falaki Theatre, located in El-Falaki Street, the American University in Cairo's downtown ...

16/11/2013 - 00:00 - comment 0

Iraqi filmmakers talk about their award-winning childhood-inspired movies

Writer Sheyma Buali speaks to filmmakers and learns ... filmmaker Ahmed Yaseen and winner of a special mention in the Muhr Arab Short category and the FIPRESCI ... this month. Yaseen was one of a group of 19 emerging filmmakers to take part in a yearlong filmmaking ...

28/12/2013 - 08:01 - comment 0

Filmmaker Karim El-Shenawy talks "Odd" and Egyptian social realities

There's nothing "Odd" about filmmaker ... social realities and tensions in a nuanced and entertaining manner, Egyptian filmmaker Karim El-Shenawy created Fardy (Odd), with a group of Goldsmiths MA in filmmaking graduates. The 13-minute film is a snapshot ...

10/10/2013 - 07:56 - comment 0

GAP's ad featuring Sikh model Waris Ahluwalia defaced with racist graffiti and anti-Muslim slurs, draws incredible response from company

up. GAP, a leading American brand for clothing and accessories, recently ... classic-looking GAP poster featuring Indian-American designer and actor Sikh Waris Ahluwalia posing with model and filmmaker Quinith Jones was defaced in a subway station with racist messages by vandels. The caption ...

Editor's Choice - 28/11/2013 - 12:59 - comment 0

Distinguished films awarded in the closing of the Cairo Documentary Festival

received awards during the closing ceremony of the Cairo Documentary Festival, held by the American ... by the American University in Cairo from March 20 to 26. The awarded films and projects are Degrees ... decades-long attempt to become a member of the European Union, in which predictions made by politicians ...

Press Release - 29/03/2011 - 16:14 - comment 0

Anti-American protests spread across the Arab world

the release of the short film The innocence of Muslims, produced and directed by filmmaker who described Islam ... of the short film The innocence of Muslims, produced and directed by filmmaker who described Islam as cancer. ... to Benghazi (Libya), a wave of anti-American protest continued on Thursday in various parts of the Arab world. ...

13/09/2012 - 11:36 - comment 1