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Zawya Cinema continues to screen ‘The Insult’ in face of backlash
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Zawya Cinema continues to screen ‘The Insult’ in face of backlash

Zawya Cinema will be screening Ziead Al-Doweiry’s “The Insult” despite protests against the movie being played in Egypt, in addition…
‘Looking for Um Kulthum’ to screen at opening of Aswan International Women Film Festival
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‘Looking for Um Kulthum’ to screen at opening of Aswan International Women Film Festival

Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF) has chosen the German-Austrian movie  “Looking for Um Kulthum” to screen at the opening…
Photos: One comic artist’s mission to preserve Egyptian cultural heritage
Culture

Photos: One comic artist’s mission to preserve Egyptian cultural heritage

With the deterioration of once-iconic cultural sites in Egypt, and generational gaps which hinder a younger appreciation of what can be considered…
Egypt’s jewllery brand Azza Fahmy to open first UK store in March
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Egypt’s jewllery brand Azza Fahmy to open first UK store in March

Egyptian fine jewellery brand Azza Fahmy announced on Friday that the company is launching a concept store in London’s iconic…
Swan Lake ballet to return to Cairo and Alexandria Opera House
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Swan Lake ballet to return to Cairo and Alexandria Opera House

The white swan/black swan duel is back. It‘s time to put on your dancing shoes as one of the most…
Ahmed Mourad’s ‘Diamond Dust’ play shows at Falaki Theatre this week
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Ahmed Mourad’s ‘Diamond Dust’ play shows at Falaki Theatre this week

Adapted from the novel Diamond Dust (Torab al-Mas) by Ahmed Mourad, a film following the ordeals of a young sales…
‘Sheikh Jackson’ awaits Al-Azhar verdict after accusations of ‘contempt of religion’
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‘Sheikh Jackson’ awaits Al-Azhar verdict after accusations of ‘contempt of religion’

Amr Salama, the prominent Egyptian director, said on Monday the General Prosecutor conducted an investigation against him because of his latest movie Sheikh…
Egyptian movie ‘Sheikh Jackson’ to screen in 8 Arab movie theatres
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Egyptian movie ‘Sheikh Jackson’ to screen in 8 Arab movie theatres

Egyptian film Sheikh Jackson, which centers around an Islamic cleric with a secret passion for Michael Jackson, will screen in…
Abu Dhabi to acquire Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’: Christie’s
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Abu Dhabi to acquire Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’: Christie’s

New-York based Christie’s auction house said on Friday Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism was acquiring Leonardo da Vinci’s…
Gouna Film Festival program: 26-29 September
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Gouna Film Festival program: 26-29 September

The Red Sea resort town of Gouna is currently gearing up to be home to Egypt’s newest film festival, starting…
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