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Cut! Coronavirus pegs back Ramadan soaps
Middle East

Cut! Coronavirus pegs back Ramadan soaps

Missing scenes, unfinished episodes and sets sanitized against coronavirus — much-loved Ramadan television soaps are struggling to keep the cameras…
‘The Irishman’ to be screened at CIFF opening
Cinema/TV

‘The Irishman’ to be screened at CIFF opening

Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) has unveiled that Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” (2019) will be the opening film of the…
Egyptian drama “Weld al-Ghalaba” accused of plagiarizing “Breaking Bad”
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Egyptian drama “Weld al-Ghalaba” accused of plagiarizing “Breaking Bad”

“Weld al-Ghalaba” (Son of the Poor), a Ramadan drama series featuring prominent leading actors Ahmed al-Sakka along with Injy al-Mokadem,…
Ibrahim Eissa to star alongside Mohamed Henedy in TV-series remake of ‘Ard El Nefaq’
Cinema/TV

Ibrahim Eissa to star alongside Mohamed Henedy in TV-series remake of ‘Ard El Nefaq’

  Starring alongside comedian Mohamed Henedy and actress Poussy, television host Ibrahim Eissa joined the cast of the television series…
National Council for Women to monitor women’s image in Ramadan series
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National Council for Women to monitor women’s image in Ramadan series

The National Council for Women (NCW) said it will be monitoring the image of Egyptian women in all Ramadan TV…
NCW analyzes portrayal of women in this Ramadan’s dramas
Egypt

NCW analyzes portrayal of women in this Ramadan’s dramas

The media committee of the National Council for Women (NCW), headed by Suzan al-Qelliny, has analyzed the image of the…
‘Layali al-Helmiya’ sequel back in Ramadan after 21-year absence
Cinema/TV

‘Layali al-Helmiya’ sequel back in Ramadan after 21-year absence

The landmark series "Layali al-Helmiya" (The Nights of Helmiya), a 1987 drama production, will see its sixth sequel screened during…
Next Ramadan sees big names returning to TV drama
Cinema/TV

Next Ramadan sees big names returning to TV drama

TV screens during the next holy Islamic month of Ramadan, the highest season of TV drama viewership, will see young…
Michael Caine discusses his lead role in ‘Youth’
Art news

Michael Caine discusses his lead role in ‘Youth’

Michael Caine plays a retired orchestra conductor having a late-life crisis in “Youth”, taking on the lead role in the…
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