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Labaki 1st female Arab director shortlisted for Oscar with ‘Capharnaum’
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Labaki 1st female Arab director shortlisted for Oscar with ‘Capharnaum’

In a special achievement for Arab cinema, Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s “Capharnaum” has been shortlisted for the Oscars’ Best Foreign…
‘Last Tango In Paris’ director Bertolucci dies
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‘Last Tango In Paris’ director Bertolucci dies

Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci, whose films include “Last Tango In Paris” and “1900”, died on Monday aged 77. Considered…
Cairo Film Festival officially cancels award for French director Claude Lelouch
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Cairo Film Festival officially cancels award for French director Claude Lelouch

  The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) will no longer be honoring French film director Claude Lelouch during the festival’s…
Sharm al-Sheikh Film Festival to honor esteemed director Hassan al-Imam
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Sharm al-Sheikh Film Festival to honor esteemed director Hassan al-Imam

  Sharm al-Sheikh Film Festival’s third edition, set to take place from March 2 until March 8 2019, announced it…
Is Robert Redford retiring from acting? Maybe not, he says
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Is Robert Redford retiring from acting? Maybe not, he says

  The Sundance Kid may have a few acting adventures left in him. Last month, screen legend Robert Redford said…
Actress Ghada Adel, director Magdy al-Hawary separated
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Actress Ghada Adel, director Magdy al-Hawary separated

After a marriage of over 20 years, actress Ghada Adel has announced her separation from director and producer Magdy al-Hawary,…
Steven Spielberg appoints a director for ‘Micro’
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Steven Spielberg appoints a director for ‘Micro’

Norwegian Joachim Ronning will direct the adaptation of Micro, a novel that was left unfinished by Michael Crichton when he…
Ill director dreams of returning to work
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Ill director dreams of returning to work

In a small hospital room in Maadi Military Hospital overlooking the Nile lies the great director Raafat al-Maihy. Al-Masry Al-Youm, along with…
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