Archive for May, 2013

French Institute Cairo

French Institute film festival awards four filmmakers in closing ceremony

The ninth edition of ‘Rencontre de l’image’ closes Monday night awarding several young filmmakers and showcasing the winning films to a small audience — Published in Ahram Online. —- On Monday, the French institute in Mounira, Cairo, hosted the closing ceremony of ‘Rencontre de l’image’ film festival, which showcased shorts, features and documentaries by young […]

Hal Badeel Festival Townhouse

Amidst political crisis, Cairo saturates itself in culture

Four multidisciplinary festivals, and various side culture happenings, are taking place in Cairo simultaneously at a time when the taste of the national political crisis is on everyone’s tongue – Published in Ahram Online. —– Cairo has always had a limited yet vibrant independent culture scene, mostly centered in Downtown and neighbouring areas, but to […]