film festival

50% of El-Alamein Festival's activities to be held during day to reduce power consumption

Mon, 01 Jul 2024 - 07:46 GMT

In accordance with the state's plan to reduce electricity load consumption, El Alamein Festival will hold 50 percent of its activities during the day.

Curtains Fall on the 28th Rabat International Author Film Festival

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 03:54 GMT

The festival featured Croatian cinema as the honored guest for this edition, bringing together representatives from over 40 countries.

China, Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival's guest of honor

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - 02:40 GMT

The much anticipated festival is scheduled to run from March 2-8.

Cannes Festival president praises Youssef Chahine

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 12:52 GMT

"Youssef Chahine is a very important person, and it's our duty to protect his heritage and artistic contributions to the global cinema", Thierry Frémaux stated.

Global Media Makers highlights ‘inspiring’ Egyptian film projects

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 10:40 GMT

A total of 12 Egyptian filmmakers have enrolled in the US cultural exchange program Global Media Makers.

BFI London Film Festival 62nd edition kicks off Oct. 10

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 03:18 GMT

The 62nd edition of London Film Festival is set to run from Oct. 10, to Oct. 21, 2018. The festival is held in Britain’s capital, London.

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem film to open Cannes film festival

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 10:31 GMT

The Cannes film festival will open next month with Iranian master Asghar Farhadi's new film "Everybody Knows".

MAD Solutions sends ‘Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc’ to Sudan Film Fest.

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 07:43 GMT

MAD Solutions is sending “Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc” documentary film amongst five others to participate in the fifth Sudan Independent Film Festival (SIFF).

Egyptian artist Maha Maamoun joins forum in Berlinale

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 03:12 GMT

Maha Maamoun, an Egyptian visual artist, has joined the globally momentous Berlin International Film Festival, Berlinale.

Busan film festival ready for action despite turmoil

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 11:05 GMT

Organisers of the Busan International Film Festival say they are confident they can cast off the politics that has overshadowed the influential .

The BFI London Film Festival is well underway

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 - 06:00 GMT

The 61st edition of the BFI London Film Festival is now underway, starting from October 4 until October 15.

Shnit festival to kick off October

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 11:40 GMT

The Shnit Worldwide Short film Festival will be kicking off this year, running from October 18 to 29.

El Gouna: Egyptian resort inspires cinema, builds bridges

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 02:43 GMT

El Gouna Film Festival’s (GFF) workshops served as a cultural bridge between Egyptian and international filmmakers.

Melbourne International Film Festival to kick off August 3

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 09:31 GMT

The Melbourne International Film Festival is set to kick off on August 3, showcasing a wide variety of movies from all around the world, including the middle-east.

Venice film festival to showcase real stars and virtual reality

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 - 09:12 GMT

A shrunken Matt Damon will open the 74th Venice Film Festival, organizers said on Thursday when they unveiled the line-up for an event that often gives an early glimpse of Oscar contenders.

Focus on women at 2017 Sydney Film Festival

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 08:05 GMT

The 2017 Sydney Film Festival has an entire section dedicated to a focus on women. Here are the films you don’t want to miss!

Festival Ciné–Palestine to screen film starring Hend Sabry

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 - 07:20 GMT

Festival Ciné–Palestine screens short film starring Hend Sabry alongside with several Palestinian movies in the 2017 festival edition in France.

Cannes awards list from 2008 until 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 - 11:20 GMT

The past 10 winners of the Cannes film festival's top prize.

40 Arabic films in Zawya's Cairo International Film Festival

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 - 05:57 GMT

Art-house cinema Zawya will host an Arab film festival, Cairo Cinema Days (Ayam Al Qahera Al Cinema’ya), May 9-16 to “bring life to Arab independent productions from the region.”

Ismailia Film Festival launches on April 19

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 - 02:51 GMT

The 19th edition of Ismailia International film festival for documentaries and short films is set to launch on April 19 in Ismailia