In memory of legendary Egyptian actor Anwar Wagdi

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 11:40 GMT

Egypt Today commemorates the actor’s birthday with a profile of his career.

Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian director of ‘Last Tango in Paris’, dies at 77

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 10:14 GMT

The revered filmmaker died at his home in Rome after a long illness, the media reports said.

'Blood tests negative' on woman who accused Luc Besson of rape

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 09:47 GMT

Toxicological blood tests carried out on an actress who accused French film director Luc Besson of having raped her at a hotel in Paris were negative.

Director Peter Mimi believes in young talents in Egypt’s filming industry

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 11:44 GMT

Director Peter Mimi believes in young talents in Egypt’s filming industry.

Commemorating the memory of late Italian Director Vittorio Taviani

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 08:44 GMT

Celebrated Italian director Vittorio Taviani has passed away at the age of 88 on Sunday, April 15

Walid Aouni of Modern Dance Theatre Company honored in ceremony

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Walid Aouni of Cairo's Modern Dance Theatre Company received an honor at the Cairo Opera House on April 3 in recognition of his efforts.

Ellen Barkin hits back at Terry Gilliam over #MeToo comments

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 08:36 GMT

Ellen Barkin hits back at Terry Gilliam over #MeToo comments

How young Guillermo became monster-mad director Del Toro

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 - 08:43 GMT

How young Guillermo became monster-mad director Del Toro

SIFF offers a sneak peek at its second edition in Sharm El Sheikh

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 02:15 GMT

The second edition for the International Film Festival organized a press conference on Monday

George Lucas approves of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 10:52 GMT

George Lucas, famed creator of the massive “Star Wars” franchise, gives the latest installment ‘The Last Jedi’ a thumbs up of approval.

Kirk Douglas, Hollywood Golden Age icon, turns 101

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 04:38 GMT

Legendary Hollywood icon and philanthropist Kirk Douglas turns 101 today, December 9. Egypt Today celebrates the immense achievements of his long life and career.

Director Bryan Singer fired from Queen Biopic

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 01:33 GMT

Director Bryan Singer has been fired from the upcoming ‘Queen’ biopic following repeated on-set mishaps including alleged confrontations with star Rami Malek.

Avant-garde director Maya Deren’s films to screen at Cimatheque

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 03:36 GMT

Russian-American director Maya Deren’s atmospheric and experimental films will be screening at Cimatheque-Alternative Film Centre on December 5 and December 10.

CIFF honors Jeanne Moreau with screening of 'Jules and Jim'

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 01:26 GMT

The 39th Cairo International Film Festival will honor late French actress & director Jeanne Moreau with a screening of the celebrated classic “Jules and Jim.”

A look back at Scorsese’s masterpiece-studded career on his 75th

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 04:47 GMT

Legendary film director Martin Scorsese turns 75 today, Nov. 17. In celebration of his immense contributions to cinema, Egypt Today lists a few of his finest films.

Hanaa el-Shorbagy to be honored

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 03:57 GMT

National Center for Theater, Music and Folklore will honor actress Hanaa el-Shorbagy at the Balloon Theater on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Documentary 'El-Moshageb' to screen at NVICinema

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 02:06 GMT

The Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo will be screening the documentary "El-Moshagheb Fathallah Mahrous" on Sunday, October 29.

Sunday Cinema features a Laila Pakalnina retrospective in November

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 03:56 GMT

Sunday Cinema will be dedicating the month of November for a retrospective of Latvian film director Laila Pakalnina.

Today in history: Shady Abdel Salam dies

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 - 04:57 GMT

October 8 marks the death anniversary of the iconic Egyptian director and stylist Shady Abdel Salam.

Remembering Filmmaker Stanley Kramer

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 08:22 GMT

September 29 is the 104th birthday of American director and producer Stanley Kramer, famous for his films that dealt with contemporary social issues.