Posts Tagged ‘Independent 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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Egyptian film dubbed ‘Muslim Brotherhood production’ causes controversy

Short-film ‘Takrir’ by filmmaker and Muslim Brotherhood member Ezz El-Din Dowidar causes media controversy after cancelling film release in Giza’s Sayed Darwish theatre — Published in Ahram Online  (a collaboration between me and my editor Ati Metwaly) —– Takrir (Report) a short 45-minute film by young director Ezz El-Din Dowidar, a Muslim Brotherhood member, did […]