Last Update 20:29
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
The modern life we have created is soaked in noise pollution. Understanding the harmful effects of high volumes on our mental, emotional and physical health is the first step in correcting the problem
In collaboration with the Cairo-Baltimore chapter of the Sister City International, Al-Ahram Weekly is screening The Sultan and the Saint, a docudrama produced by Unity Productions Foundation that won 18 prizes in US festivals
The movies are by some of Lebanon’s top filmmakers, while the programme includes a series of workshops
The performance is a result of a workshop and training for homeless children
Georgia film Scary Mother won the Golden Star for Best Feature Narrative Film at El-Gouna Film Festival — not the first award scored by this movie. The film is also Georgia's entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar
Through the story of a young imam, director Amr Salama depicts in his new film a chaotic society torn between liberalism and conservatism
The festival runs from 11 to 15 October and will screen 10 Egyptian films
The project presents a fusion of African music with contemporary Egyptian
Each play will be performed for three nights, differently exploring gender related subjects
The French Institute will feature movie screenings and musical performances over the three-day event
The Barbed Wire exhibition at Beit El-Sura continues until 20 October
The exhibition showcases the works of the painter and sculptor who died in December last year
8 October marks the 100th birth anniversary of renowned Egyptian actor Ahmed Mazhar (1917-2002)
Another week filled with arts and culture events. Check our selection below
Directed by Thomas Morgan, the documentary film Soufra follows a group of Palestinian refugee women living in a camp in Lebanon. The film had its world premier last month at the El Gouna Film Festival, winning two awards
Half the plays at this year's Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre dealt with women's experiences, with many defying genre limitations and stereotypes in favour of a more nuanced approach
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