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Mohammad al-Khudairi
In her first feature-length film, Moroccan director Leila Kilani tells the story of female factory workers who turn to crime to survive in a...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Rasha Hilwi
Akka - The Palestinian premiere of Annemarie Jacir’s film, When I Saw You, held a few weeks ago at the Yabous Cultural Center in occupied Jerusalem,...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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Cairo - Tahani Rached’s newest documentary is shockingly mundane. Save for a few moments, the revolution-themed film fails to engage viewers with a...
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Cairo - Analysts on the other side of the Atlantic are busy explaining the “rage.” It wasn’t just about the film, but resentment has been brewing,...
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Farid Kamar
Palestinians have deep-rooted traditions. Although they have not yet been able to beat their oppressors, they have not yet learned the philosophy of...
Monday, September 10, 2012
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Farid Kamar
Amid a shrinking cultural space, what do Lebanese filmmakers have other than their passion? What remains, amid a diminishing collective awareness and...
Thursday, August 23, 2012
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Khalil Sweileh
A few weeks before the Syrian uprising began, Raymond Boutros was putting the finishing touches on the script for a new feature film. The plot...
Friday, August 3, 2012
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Anas Zarzar
The National Film Organization (NFO) is the arena for most of the debates and disputes taking place in cultural circles in Syria. These disputes...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
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Jamal Jubran
Once upon a time movie theaters existed in Yemen – and they were mixed. Women and girls were allowed in. The theaters screened the latest foreign...
Saturday, July 21, 2012
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