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Egyptian filmmaker rants about the censorship board

is finally lifted, director Amir Ramses, has something to say about the Egyptian film board. The word “Jew” when said in Egypt still causes paranoia, said Egyptian film director Amir Ramses , ... of his ironic journey towards obtaining his permit. “Whenever anything is mentioned about an Egyptian ...

25/03/2013 - 11:48 - comment 0

He's Team Haifa: Top Egypt censor quits over Wehbe's latest "adult" movie

The head of Egypt's censorship board ... The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned in protest at a decision to pull star Haifa ... not to be screened until the censorship board reviews it again. Revealing clothes worn by the pop and film star ...

20/04/2014 - 09:13 - comment 0

Bummer, dude! No hope for "Halawet Rouh" to come back to a cinema near you, Egypt

The Egyptian Censorship Board's second review ... in the country's cinemas. The special committee at the Egyptian Censorship Board ... Latest News, Star Scoop, Egypt) The special committee at the Egyptian Censorship Board ...

21/05/2014 - 13:09 - comment 0

Too much cleavage? Why did Egypt's government decide to ban Lebanese pop star Haifa Wehbi's new movie?

by the censorship board. Interim Prime Minister Ibrahim Halab issued a decision to ban all screenings of " Halawet Ruh " so that the censorship board can review it once again " following protests ... that the movie should be reevaluated by the censorship board. ...

Editor's Choice - 18/04/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Let's give Egypt somethin' to talk about! Films about taboo subjects battled their way to theatres

for their lengthy battles with Egypt's censorship board. Director Amr Salama's  La Moakhza (Excuse My ... this Wednesday, 22 January. Both films are notable for their lengthy battles with Egypt's censorship board. ... discrimination and homosexuality. Oops, we said it! Two highly anticipated Egyptian ...

23/01/2014 - 12:18 - comment 0

Egypt's Censorship Unhappy with Ashraf Abdul Baqi’s New Film Title

on implementing the intellectual property rights law. The Egyptian Censorship Board has ... Meanwhile, the censorship boards have currently gone down hard on the movie industry due ... that he has made an agreement with the head of the Board, Madkour Thabet, to find a midway solution ...

19/05/2010 - 10:56 - comment 0

Censorship from on high? Egypt's lowly media hacks turn the tables

buttons to the region's internet, now Egyptian people-power in taking control. ... to quell uprisings and Tunisian ex-president, Ben Ali, used censorship extensively to try to stop the march ... stop him being deposed after 18 days of demonstrations in February last year. Many Egyptians hoped ...

04/12/2012 - 15:07 - comment 0

The who, what, where, when, and why Haifa Wehbe's "Halawet Rouh" was banned

The head of Egypt’s film censorship board has resigned ... The head of the Film Censorship Board Ahmed Awad submitted his resignation last week following interim ... by the country’s censorship board. Following the decision, Awad condemned the prime minister’s action, saying ...

26/04/2014 - 20:02 - comment 0

You've been warned! Egypt censorship body out to get "Adult Only" Ramadan dramas

then Egypt's censorship board probably wouldn't be want it included in a Ramadan drama marathon. This year, the board is none too pleased with how many shows slipped through the censorship cracks.  To avoid issues with Egypt's censorship board, producers of Ramadan's televised drama ...

01/08/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

A winter miracle: Haifa Wehbe's movie finally approved by the Egyptian Censorship Committee

Haifa Wehbe's film "Halawet Rouh" (Rouh's Beauty) has been given the seal of approval by the Egyptian Censorship Committee. ... by the Egyptian Censorship Committee, but not before removing 27 lines from the script - ones that were mostly ...

16/02/2014 - 10:56 - comment 0