Arts & Culture - Entertainment

Not to be missed: Angham, Aziz Maraka, Sufi chanting in Cairo

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (13-19 July) in Cairo

Emmy nominations to be revealed as 'Squid Game' eyes history

This year's Emmy contenders will be unveiled Tuesday, with "Squid Game" tipped to become the first non-English-language drama series ever nominated at television's equivalent of the Oscars.

Because She Created: Netflix celebrates Arab women filmmakers

Netflix is celebrating Arab women filmmakers by releasing a catalogue of 21 films by female filmmakers spanning various genres including documentary, drama and romance, as part of the Because She Created platform.

Not to be missed: Angham in Cairo, The Wizard of Oz in Alexandria

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (29 June - 5 July) in Cairo and Alexandria.

Egyptian documentary From Meir, to Meir to be made available on Netflix

The Egyptian documentary From Meir, to Meir, directed by Maggie Morgan, will be made available on Netflix starting 7 July.

Egyptian actor Amir El-Masry cast in Netflix’s The Crown

Egyptian actor Amir El-Masry was cast in the upcoming fifth season of Netflix’s historical drama The Crown, according to a PR representative on Wednesday.

Lebanese dance troupe Mayyas get golden buzzer on America’s Got Talent

The Lebanese dance troupe Mayyas received a golden buzzer on Tuesday after their performance on season 17 of America's Got Talent.

Not to be missed: Cleopatra at Cairo Opera, Elvis in cinemas

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (22-28 June) in Cairo and on streaming platforms.

Shahid VIP to release highly anticipated Saudi thriller series Eyal Nouf

Shahid VIP, an Arabic content streaming platform, will premiere its new production, the Saudi series Eyal Nouf (Children of Nouf) this week

Not to be missed: Chicago Children's Choir at Cairo Opera, Memory Box in Zawya

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (15-21 June) in Cairo and on streaming platforms.

Not to be missed: Omar Khairat at Cairo Opera, Jazz night in Garden City

Ahram Online highlights chosen events to follow this week (8-14 June) in Cairo, Alexandria and on streaming platforms.

Egyptian filmmaker Hisham Fathi to direct Saudi remake of popular TV series The Office

Egyptian filmmaker Hisham Fathi will remake the award winning mockumentary sitcom television series for an Arabic-language audience.

Netflix commemorates World Book Day with a first look at ‘My Father’s Dragon’

Streaming giant Netflix commemorated World Book Day, which falls on 23 April, by releasing a never-before-seen image from its upcoming animated feature ‘My Father’s Dragon.’

Amid stock plunge, Netflix aims to curtail password sharing

An unexpectedly sharp drop in subscribers has Netflix considering changes it has long resisted: Minimizing password sharing and creating a low-cost subscription supported by advertising.

Egyptian crewmember kidnapped in Lebanon during 'Betlo' El-Roh' filming

An Egyptian accountant who was among the crew of the Ramadan TV series 'Betlo' El-Roh' was kidnapped this weekend while filming in Baalbek city, Lebanon.

Syrian war drama makes TV breakthrough on Saudi-owned channel

Breaking a decade-old boycott by Gulf broadcasters over a diplomatic standoff with the Damascus government, a Syrian war drama figures this month on the Ramadan menu of a Saudi-owned television channel.

Touba hits add to Egyptian singer Ahmed Saad's current success

Egyptian singer Ahmed Saad is continuing his successful run of hits with the release of his latest songs from the popular Ramadan TV series Touba, starring his brother Amr Saad.

Ramadan TV series El-Kebeer Awi 6 echoes in Korea after simulating Squid Game

The sixth season of the popular Ramadan series El-Kebeer Awi drew the attention of viewers in Korea when scenes from Squid Game were enacted.

Ramadan 2022 commercials featuring Egyptian, Arab superstars trend on YouTube

As per Ramadan tradition, many companies have created special ads for the month of Ramadan that are being broadcasted on TV channels; a number of which are trending and have gotten millions of views.

Egyptian actor Tawfik Abdel-Hamid announces plan to retire

Prominent Egyptian actor Tawfik Abdel-Hamid said on Monday that he is planning to retire after he finishes shooting his part in the Ramadan TV series ‘U-Turn’.

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