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Egyptian actor Mohamed Ramadan among honourees of Luxor Film Festival

Egyptian actor Mohamed Ramadan has been unveiled among the honourees in the upcoming 12th Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), taking place at the southern Egyptian city between 4 and 10 February.

Emilia Clarke kicks off Sundance as film fest returns to mountain

"Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke kicked off the first in-person Sundance festival in three years, as indie filmmakers and Hollywood stars pulled on their snow boots and headed back to the mountains of Utah.

'All Quiet on the Western Front' leads race for BAFTA awards

Visceral World War I German-language drama “All Quiet on the Western Front” got a field-leading 14 nominations on Thursday for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), with genre-bending comedies “The Banshees of Inisherin“ and “Everything Everywhere All At Once” each nominated in 10 categories.

Baldwin to face involuntary manslaughter charge over 'Rust' shooting

Alec Baldwin is to be charged with involuntary manslaughter over the accidental shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the low-budget western "Rust," a prosecutor said Thursday.

Farha: Film on Israel's 1948 war shows Palestinian agony

Jordanian film "Farha", vehemently criticised in Israel, is based on true events and represents "only a drop in the ocean" of Palestinian suffering, director Darin J. Sallam told AFP.

Italian film legend Gina Lollobrigida dies at 95

Italian actor Gina Lollobrigida, one of the last icons of the Golden Age of Hollywood, has died aged 95, culture minister Gennaro Sangiuliano announced Monday.

Remembering Karima Mokhtar: ‘Mother’ figure in Egyptian cinema

Born on 16 January 1934, the Egyptian iconic actress Karima Mokhtar left a big legacy in cinema, TV and theatre, especially in the role of mother, until she passed away in January 2017.

'Avatar 2' success proves cinema in post-pandemic 'resurgence': Cameron

The huge success of "Avatar: The Way of Water," James Cameron's sequel which is approaching $2 billion at the global box office, proves that "movies are back with a resurgence" after the pandemic, the Canadian director said.

Celebrating 25th anniversary, remastered Titanic to hit cinemas soon

James Cameron's iconic film Titanic is getting a theatrical re-release in 3D 4K HDR and high-frame-rate technology on 9 February across the Middle East, celebrating the film's 25th anniversary.

Factfile: List of key Golden Globe winners

Here are the winners in key categories for the 80th Golden Globe Awards, which were handed out on Tuesday.

Steven Spielberg wins big as Golden Globes make comeback

Steven Spielberg claimed top honors including best drama at the Golden Globes on Tuesday for his deeply personal film "The Fabelmans," as Hollywood's A-list stars flocked to the first major awards show of the year despite a series of scandals swirling around its organizers.

Aswan International Women Film Festival to honour Dorria Sharaf El-Din

Prominent Egyptian journalist and media personality has been unveiled as the second honouree at the upcoming seventh edition of the Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF).

Factfile: List of key Golden Globe nominees

Here are the nominees in key categories for the 80th Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out on Tuesday.

Another comedy adventure for Karim Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz in new film Shalaby

Egyptian actor Karim Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz is fast proving his commercial success after releasing his latest film Shalaby on Wednesday, quickly becoming among the top box office favourites in Egyptian theatres during the holidays.

Mama Maysa: Remembering Egyptian comedian Suad Nasr

Thursday marked the 16th anniversary of the death of renowned Egyptian actress and comedy star Suad Nasr, who was nicknamed Mama Maysa by her fans

Egyptian producer Mohamed Hefzy listed in 'Variety500' global media industry leaders in 2022

Egyptian Producer and former President of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) Mohamed Hefzy has been listed in 'Variety500', an index released by Variety that includes the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global media industry.

Actress Salma Abu Deif on cover of Vogue Arabia celebrating 'rising Egypt'

Egyptian actress and model Salma Abu Deif appears on the cover of Vogue Arabia, which January 2023 issue includes a whole section dedicated to Egypt and its cultural and economical developments

Iran releases Oscar-winning film actress Taraneh Alidoosti held over protests

Iran released a prominent actress from an Oscar-winning film on Wednesday, nearly three weeks after she was jailed for criticizing a crackdown on anti-government protests, local reports said.

Not to be missed: Khairy Beshara retrospective at Zawya, Hisham Kharma and Boghdady Big Band concerts

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (4 - 10 January) in Cairo.

Marvel star Jeremy Renner in critical condition after snow plow accident amid blizzard

Movie star Jeremy Renner, known for his role as Hawkeye in several Marvel blockbusters, was in critical but stable condition following an accident, his representative told US media on Sunday.

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