Archive for October, 2013


Ein hohes Maß an Verbundenheit (VIDEO)

This article was published in the Taz newspaper in Germany about Egypt’s Al Nour Wal Amal blind girls orchestra performing in Berlin. Below a video about the performance published in Ahram Online. ———————- BESUCH AUS ÄGYPTEN Ein blindes Frauenorchester spielt in der Urania – Proteste am Rand des Konzerts Auf Einladung der ägyptischen Botschaft in […]


Film series takes viewers on a musical journey through Morocco

Veteran Moroccan filmmaker Izza Genini presents three of her 1980s documentaries on Moroccan musical traditions in one of the final days of the Docu.Arts Festival in Berlin — Originally published in Ahram Online. —– Standing as a testament to the memory and vitality of Morccan folkloric music, Izza Genini’s project Maroc Corps et Âme (Morocco […]


Cinderella story of Egyptian cinema told through film on Soad Hosny

Lebanese filmmaker Rania Stephan uses snippets from Soad Hosny’s 82 films to re-tell the story of a cinematic icon and the history of Egyptian cinema in ‘The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosny’ — Originally published in Ahram Online. —– The DocuArts film festival at Berlin’s Art Week featured a screening of ‘The Three Disappearances of […]