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At a glance: Egypt's arts and culture in November 2016

Ahram Online brings you Egyptian and regional culture through interviews, features, news and reviews. Revisit November 2016 with the articles linked below

Ahram Online , Wednesday 30 Nov 2016
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Features, reviews, interviews:

Ordinary People: One-woman play explores memory and loss, death and disappearance

The world of ink: Egyptian artists join Inktober international challenge

Remembering Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz, Egypt's cinema icon

Ballet Carmen: Antonio Gades company brings Spanish reverie to Egypt

9th Panorama of the European Film through features reviews, interviews

Filmmaker Gertten on 'Becoming Zlatan' and the cold football world of Ibrahimovic

Director Mortiz Siebart on film Those Who Jump, African migrants, European fences

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's ‘Uzak’: Can one make it through life alone?

'Rauf': A film on the Turkish-Kurdish conflict and the colour pink

Those who make a city: On the 9th Panorama of the European Film’s Urban Lens and Berlin

Panoranimation: Animated shorts from Italy’s oldest cinema school screened in Egypt

Ode to beauty: Reset - A page from Paris Opera Ballet's history

Lack of peace in ‘God's garden’ captured in The Land of the Enlightened

Dancing as Palestine's resistance: 'Rough Stage' at Egypt's European Panorama

A Syrian Love Story: On how a revolution exposes the fragility of family

'Fire at Sea': A poignant testimony to Lampedusa, migrants and the sea

'The Lives of Others': Finding humanity in von Donnersmarck’s grey Eastern Berlin

The Ardennes - A Biblical showdown to a Belgian Christmas

Dust Cloth - A feminist take on Istanbul’s different worlds

Marianne Khoury on 9th Panorama of European Film: Fresh, courageous, reflective

Ordinary People
Zainab Magdy performing Ordinary People in Jesuit theatre. (Photo taken by: George Beshara)

More from 9th Panorama of the European Film

First Impression: After Love or 'The Economy of a Breakup'

First Impression: The Culpable: ethics of a catholic priest

First Impression: Reset: A Story of Creation conceals truth within ballet beauty

First Impression: Song of the Sea explores grief with enchanting animation of Irish folk

First Impression: 'The Wait,' on longing for those lost

First Impression: 'Freak Orlando', a surrealist history of the world

First Impression: 'Dust Cloth': Chasing dreams in Modern Turkey

PROGRAMME: Egypt's 9th Panorama of the European Film

Panorama of the European Film: Ahram Online recommends: 2-6 November

Panorama of the European Film: Ahram Online recommends: 7-9 November

Syrian
(Photo: still from A Syrian Love Story)

News Egypt: Film

In the Last Days of the City scoops three awards at two different film festivals

Spanish actress Maribel Verdú guest of honour at first Aswan Women’s Film Festival

Intl Science Film Festival comes to young viewers in Alexandria, adds other Egyptian cities

Egyptian film Clash wins Golden Pram at Croatian festival

Egypt's Clash scoops four awards at Carthage Film Festival

15 films to watch by late Egyptian actor Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz

Iconic Egyptian actor Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz dies at age 70

Trailer of Egyptian film The Other Land exceeds one million views on YouTube in first week

Hepta wins Audience Award at Arabian Sights Film Festival

Mahmoud Abdel Aziz
Actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz (Photo: Al-Ahram)

38th Cairo International Film Festival:

Moroccan drama 'Mimosas' scoops Golden Pyramid, Best Actor awards at Cairo Int'l Film Festival

All winners at the 38th Cairo International Film Festival

Dutch-Algerian Karim Traidia comes to Egypt with his film 'Chronicles of my Village'

Saudi filmmaker Sabbagh discusses his award-winning ‘Barakah Meets Barakah’ in Cairo

Egypt's Hala Khalil and Jordan's Yahya Alabdallah win top prizes at 4th Cairo Film Connection

All you need to know about the 38th Cairo Int'l Film Festival

38th Cairo Int'l Film Festival opens with awards, special dedications

38th Cairo Int'l Film Festival dedicated to late Egyptian actor Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz

Countdown to the 38th Cairo Int'l Film Festival

In the Last Days of the City continues to fight for its place in Cairo Int'l Film Festival

In The Last Days of the City
In The Last Days of the City (Photo: courtesy of Berlinale)

Dubai International Film Festival

Middle East premiere of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' to close Dubai Int’l Film Festival

'Mawlana' film to be featured in gala screening at Dubai Int'l Film Festival

Dubai Int'l Film Festival to embrace virtual reality technology for first time

Five Egyptian films in final line-up of Dubai Int'l Film Festival's Muhr Feature section

8 Egyptian films to have world premieres at 13th Dubai Int'l Film Festival

Dubai Intl Film Festival presents Egypt's Clash for Golden Globe consideration

Dubai
A participant wearing a virtual reality headset HTC VIVE plays a game at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2016 in Beijing, China, Apr 28, 2016. (Photo: Reuters)

News regional and international: Film

Palestinian film 3000 Nights receives award at Mauret Film Festival in France

Palestinian film 3,000 Nights to be released at UAE cinemas

13th Beirut Arab Short Film Festival to screen Egyptian shorts, honors filmmakers

Iranian Keywan Karimi starts sentence: one year in jail, 223 lashes for film on graffiti

Oscar winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi on war, peace and writing from the heart

Oscar-winning Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem to star in Iranian director Farhadi's new film

Keywan Karimi
Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi is pictured in Tehran while working on the movie "Drum" early in 2016 (Photo: AFP)

Other news:

Egyptian play Paranoia participates in 23rd Jordan Theatre Festival

Cairo's Metropol theatre reopens after renovations

Earliest piece of found art: South African cave pebble outshines treasures at British Museum

Coldplay to hold New Year concert in Abu Dhabi

President Putin gives Russian citizenship to American film star Steven Seagal

'I am tired' campaign: South Sudan artists protest civil war with pop-up street performances, murals

Google Doodle commemorates late iconic Lebanese singer Wadih El Safi

Odissi, Bharatnatyam and beyond: India's classical dance is back en vogue

Egypt’s ASCII initiative at the first Alternative Art School Fair in New York

Berlin's wild charms make it first choice for Syrian artists

Louvre could house treasures from Iraq, Syria: Hollande

New film displays Germans in best and worst light in refugee crisis

Morocco's King to bear legal fees of singer Saad Lamjarred in 'aggravated rape' case

Zaha Hadid among six awarded Aga Khan architecture prize

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