Arts & Culture - Film

Egyptian actor Mohamed Mamdouh wins Best Actor Award at Malmo Arab Film Festival

Egyptian actor Mohamed Mamdouh won the Best Actor Award at the 12th edition of the Malmo Arab Film Festival, which concluded on 9 May.

Egyptian film ‘From Cairo’ wins Jury Award at Malmo Arab Film Festival

Directed by Hala Galal, the film ‘From Cairo’ won the jury award during the 12th edition of the Malmo Arab Film Festival.

Queen Elizabeth II home movies to be in new documentary for Jubilee

Previously-unseen home movies from Queen Elizabeth II's personal archive - including footage capturing the monarch as a young mother and her beaming at her engagement ring - will be shown in a new documentary, the BBC said Sunday.

Egyptian critic Ahmed Shawky to chair Cannes Festival’s FIPRESCI jury

Egyptian film critic Ahmed Shawky was chosen last week to head the jury of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) competition at the 75th Cannes International Film Festival.

Acclaimed Egyptian director Yousry Nasrallah to head Cannes Festival's short film jury

Acclaimed Egyptian film director Yousry Nasrallah has been unveiled as the jury chairman of the Short Films competition of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which will take place between 17 and 28 May.

Cannes Festival picks French actor Vincent Lindon to head jury

Veteran French actor Vincent Lindon will head the main jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival which awards the coveted Palme d'Or top prize, organisers said Tuesday.

In its 9th edition Faten Hamama Film Festival to introduce audience award

For the first time in its history, the ninth edition of the Faten Hamama Film Festival will include an audience choice award.

Egyptian film Wahed Tani starring Ahmed Helmy to be released in cinemas in Eid

The comedy film Wahed Tani (“Another Person”) starring actor Ahmed Helmy will be released across Egyptian cinemas on the first day of Eid which falls on 2 May.

Tunisian director Kaouther Ben Hania to lead jury of Cannes' Critics Week

The International Critics Week (La Semaine de la Critique) said Monday that it was "proud to announce" that the president of the 61st edition will be Tunisian director Kaouther Ben Hania.

Five Arab women filmmakers receive Netflix creative fund grant

Five Arab women filmmakers received one-time grants to bring their fiction and non-fiction projects to life through Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity in partnership with Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC).

Hollywood stars and cult directors announced for Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival announced the line-up for its 75th edition on Thursday with a mix of cult arthouse directors and Hollywood glamour heading for the French Riviera in May.

Egyptian actor Ahmed Dash guest stars in Marvel Studio's Moon Knight

Young Egyptian actor Ahmed Dash appeared as a guest star in episode three of Marvel Studio's Moon Knight, which aired on Wednesday

UNICEF appoints young Egyptian actor Ahmed Dash as ambassador of ‘Shabab Balad Initiative’

UNICEF Egypt announced its appointment of young actor Ahmed Dash as their international ambassador for the newly launched ‘Shabab Balad (‘Country’s Youth’) Initiative.’

Film industry guns for fresh start at Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival will hope to relaunch the industry's hopes with another star-packed line-up to be announced on Thursday.

Egyptian short film ‘18/11’ wins Gold and Silver Awards at One Earth Awards

Short film ‘18/11’ won the Gold Award for Best Student Film and Silver Award for Best Short Film in the Fiction Category at the sixth edition of the One Earth Awards.

Malmö Arab Film Festival announces line-up for 12th edition

The Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF) revealed on Monday the selected films for its upcoming 12th edition, taking place from 4 to 9 May in the Swedish city of Malmö.

Cairo Int’l Film Festival to launch 44th edition on 13 November

The 44th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) is scheduled for 13-22 November at the Cairo Opera House, said celebrated actor Hussein Fahmi, the new president of the festival, on Monday.

National Egyptian Film Festival extends deadline for accepting films for its 24th edition

The National Egyptian Film Festival has extended the deadline for receiving films to participate in its 24th edition.

Multi-award-winning Egyptian film ‘Feathers’ to open Berlin’s Alfilm Festival

Omar El-Zohairy’s ‘Feathers’ will open ALFILM, Berlin’s Arab Film Festival, which is scheduled to take place between 20 and 26 April.

Egyptian director Morad Mostafa’s debut feature takes him to Cannes

Award-winning Egyptian director Morad Mostafa has been invited to attend the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in May among ten directors selected for the La Fabrique Cinéma programme for his debut feature film ‘Aisha Can’t Fly Away Anymore.’

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