Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of Expression’

Shout Art Loud Documentary Sexual Harassment

Shout Art Loud: Interesting interactive documentary with several drawbacks

Interactive web documentary Shout Art Loud follows artists who tackle sexual harassment — Published in Ahram Online. —— Taking viewers on a ride through the Cairo Metro, filmmaker Melody Patry employs an unconventional style to create a documentary that shows Egyptian artists as they respond to the issue of sexual harassment. Shout Art Loud – […]

Photo by Dana Smillie for The National

Egypt culture chief’s tightrope walk between arts and Islamists

Mohamed El Sawy’s job will be to strike a balance between the views of the country’s newly empowered Islamists and those of the artists, writers and filmmakers who make up one of the region’s most vibrant cultural scenes. [Published in The National UAE, Photo credits: Dana Smillie] CAIRO // Depending on how you look at […]

Artists march for freedom of expression egypt cairo opera parliament

Artists march on new parliament for freedom of expression

Egyptian artists, actors, filmmakers and musicians march from the Cairo Opera House to the Parliament demanding full creative freedom. [Published in Ahram Online] On Monday 23 January, the newly formed Egyptian Creativity Front organised a march from the Cairo Opera House in Zamalek to the parliament building calling on all members of the People’s Assembly to […]

Artists march for freedom of expression egypt cairo opera parliament

Photograpy: Artists March for Freedom of Expression – الفنانين في مسيرة للدفاع عن حرية الابداع

Today from the Opera to Parliament the Front to Defend Creative Freedoms organised a march to demand freedom of creative expression with no boundaries, censorship or monitoring to be ensured by the new parliament. The march reached about 2,000 people at its peak. They issued a statement that was to be read by their spokes […]