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29/10/2014

Amr Waked, Egyptian actor and producer of Ibrahim El Batout’s El OttAmr Waked, Egyptian actor and producer of Ibrahim El Batout’s El Ott

"For me, it’s a very philosophical film"

Egyptian actor Amr Waked, recently seen on international screens in Luc Besson’s Lucy, is working with Ibrahim El-Batout for a second time on El Ott, reports ScreenDaily. In El Ott, which premiered in the Abu Dhabi Film Festival on Monday...

Events and Festivals, Egypt

27/10/2014

Falcon Films swoops on Ibrahim El-Batout’s El OttFalcon Films swoops on Ibrahim El-Batout’s El Ott

Film that premieres in competition at Abu Dhabi stars Egyptian actor Amr Waked as a gangster who challenges a child organ trafficker

Pan-Arab distributor Falcon Films has acquired Middle East and North Africa rights to Egyptian director Ibrahim El-Batout’s El Ott ahead of its premiere in competition at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), reports ScreenDaily. The picture,...

Events and Festivals, Egypt

15/10/2014

Cairo Drive: the Egyptian metropolis, through jokes about its trafficCairo Drive: the Egyptian metropolis, through jokes about its traffic

Sherif el Katsha's documentary is often funny, but sometimes they're jokes that hurt

When Sherif Elkatsha's long documentary Cairo Drive screened at the Netherlands - Flemish Institute in Cairo this week, one of the main characters invited for a Q&A afterwards was late. He was, of course, held up in traffic. In this African...

Egypt

02/10/2014

Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel reveal their choices for the 2015 OscarsEgypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel reveal their choices for the 2015 Oscars

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on February 22, 2015

The shortlist of films that will battle it out to win Best Foreign Film at the Oscars next year has been revealed. We look at the films put forward by the Moroccan, Lebanese, Egyptian, Palestinian and Israeli selection committees. Moroccan film...

Events and Festivals, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine

29/09/2014

Zawya : Six months of essential arthouse in downtown CairoZawya : Six months of essential arthouse in downtown Cairo

Film screenings now to move within the area to Karim Cinema, from November

For cinephiles, Cairo is not necessarily the best of cities, reports Ahram Online. Cinemas only feature Hollywood blockbusters and seasonal Egyptian productions that rarely offer anything authentic. Cairo's independent culture spaces hold one-off...

Egypt

15/09/2014

Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries comes to a closeAlexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries comes to a close

Festival honours Palestine with a screening of Omar, but bad organisation leaves audience confused

The Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries will draw its curtains on its 30th edition on Monday 15 September, reports Ahram Online. The closing ceremony is set to kick off with a short film showcasing some of the most important...

Events and Festivals, Egypt

04/09/2014

Front Row named iTunes Middle East aggregatorFront Row named iTunes Middle East aggregator

Deal covers United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman

Middle East film distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment has struck a deal with iTunes to act as an aggregator for any independent, Arabic and Bollywood distribution companies who would like to make their titles available across the Middle...

Industry, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon

02/09/2014

Egyptian, Lebanese and Jordanian films at Venice's post-production workshopEgyptian, Lebanese and Jordanian films at Venice's post-production workshop

Mohamed Zedan’s I Have a Picture, Maher Abi Samra’s A Maid for Each and Yahya Alabdallah’s The Council take part

Three documentaries from the South Mediterranean are among six films from Africa taking part in the Venice Film Festival's Final Cut post-production workshop this year. From Egypt, Mohamed Zidan's I Have a Picture follows the director's research...

Events and Festivals, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan

18/07/2014

Indie filmmaker Ahmad Abdalla pays big-budget homage to old Egyptian cinemaIndie filmmaker Ahmad Abdalla pays big-budget homage to old Egyptian cinema

Decor, a psychological drama set in Cairo, is set to be released this September in Egypt

Ahmad Abdalla is proving to be a filmmaker increasingly difficult to pigeonhole, writes Alex Ritman for The National. Following his first two, hugely well-received feature films, Heliopolis and Microphone, it looked like the young Egyptian was a...

Egypt

15/07/2014

Amr Salama's Made in Egypt to hit local and regional cinemas concurrentlyAmr Salama's Made in Egypt to hit local and regional cinemas concurrently

Made in Egypt producers decide to screen the film in GCC countries, Lebanon and Jordan simultaneously

Amr Salama’s highly anticipated film Made in Egypt will be released during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday at the end of July in 100 theatres across Egypt, reports Ahram Online. The film will concurrently screen in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries...

Egypt

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