Posts Tagged ‘Egyptian Cinema’

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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 […]

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Revolution film ‘Winter of Discontent’ screens at Cairo Int’l Film Festival

The lauded film ‘Winter of Discontent’ takes a profound and unique angle during Egypt’s revolution, but leaves the audience murmuring on the director’s absence at the film’s screening at the Cairo International Film Festival – Originally published in Ahram Online. ———— Set with the Egyptian revolution as the backdrop, Winter of Discontent (El-Sheta Ele Fat) […]

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Remembering Ismail Yassin, an iconic Egyptian actor

On the fortieth anniversary of comedian and actor Ismail Yassin’s death, Ahram Online assesses his contribution to film, theatre and comedy in Egypt [Originally published in Ahram Online] Thursday is not only a legendary day for Egypt due to the first post-revolutionary presidential elections. It also marks the 40-year anniversary of artist, actor and comedian […]