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Sunday, 24 June 2018
The programme also features a discussion with the award winning director of Frozen May
Barakat died on 27 May 1997; he was known for directing classics like The Curlew’s Prayer (1959), The Sin (1965), A Man in Our House (1961), and The Open Door (1963)
Abu Bakr Shawky’s directorial debut Yomeddine, a road trip film, received a long standing ovation at the 71st Cannes International Film Festival
Director Nadine Labaki won the jury prize for her film Capharnaum, the first Arab win in over a decade
The second Annual Critics Awards distributed by the Arab Cinema Centre at Cannes saw two films by female directors win high accolades
The Arab film community was taken by surprise when the Dubai International Film Festival's organizers announced that the 15th edition of the event would take place 2019, not 2018
Ten short films will be screened on Sunday evening
The Cairo Cinema Days which run between 23 and 30 April extended its screenings to three venues in Cairo
The 37th edition of Istanbul Film Festival took place between 6 and 17 April
Belgian director Pierre van de Kerckhove explores the nature of romantic love through the medium of memory loss
Mahmoud Shokoko was born 1 May 1913 and died 12 February 1985, between which dates he reached stardom and left an indelible mark on Egyptian popular culture
There were some great winners at the 20th edition Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts, but many more quality entries deserved some recognition
The Lebanese festival ran between 19 and 26 April
The famous Egyptian actor died fourteen years ago this Tuesday
Screened recently in Cairo, the Polish film Breaking the Limits is a great combination of discussions about drug addiction with the always attractive element of achievements in sports
The ceremony will take place during a conference organised by the Tunisian Association of Innovative Arab Women
The festival featured international competitors for short films, documentaries and animation
Directed by Abu Bakr Shawky, the movie follows a man called Beshay as he leaves an Egyptian leper colony in search of what remains of his family
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