egyptian cinema

Cinema El-Hanager to hold “Documentary Cinema Salon” on Jan. 6

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 11:44 GMT

The salon is managed by the pioneering director Ahmed Fouad Darwish.

Remembering a legend: Iconic Egyptian actor Ahmed Zaki

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 02:16 GMT

Zaki is considered one of the most prominent actors in the history of Egyptian cinema. He was born in Zagazig as the only son in his family.

Sept. 19 marks 3rd death anniversary of Egypt's unique actor Gamil Rateb

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 12:19 GMT

Rateb was known for the countless roles he played in the French, American and Egyptian cinema.

June 8 marks death anniversary of Egypt’s iconic actor Naguib el-Rihani

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 11:04 GMT

Rihani was one of the most famous theater actors in the twentieth century and was well known by the name of the character “Kesh Kesh Bey”.

ET commemorates Egypt’s legendary film-villain Mahmoud el-Meligy on his death anniversary

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 11:09 GMT

Mahmoud el-Meligy is one of the most famous Egyptian actors who excelled the role of the villain in the Egyptian cinema.

ET commemorates birth anniversary of Egypt’s iconic actor Mahmoud Yassin

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 11:16 GMT

Renowned Egyptian actor Mahmoud Yassin was born in Port Said city in June 2, 1941.

ET commemorates legendary Egyptian actress Faten Hamama on her birth anniversary

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 09:58 GMT

Egypt’s iconic actress Faten Hamama was born on May 27, 1931.

May 24 marks death anniversary of Egypt’s legendary comedian Ismail Yassin

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 10:53 GMT

Ismail Yassin is one of the most prominent comedians in the history of the Egyptian cinema and loved by all family members.

Shadia sacrifices theatrical roles for the sake of her sister Afaf Shaker

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 04:21 GMT

Shadia, the Egyptian artist who was able, with her simplicity and wit, to dig her name among the great artists of the Golden Age, was born on February 8, 1931.

February 7 marks death anniversary of Egypt’s giant playwright Lenin el-Ramli

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 03:56 GMT

February 7 marks the death anniversary of the distinguished playwright Lenin el-Ramli, who is considered one of the playwriting moguls in Egypt and the Arab world.

Submission period for Egypt’s 23rd National Film Festival extended to Feb. 7

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The extension of the period of receiving applications to participate in the festival aims to allow the largest number of filmmakers to participate in the activities of the 23rd edition.

Mahmoud el-Meligy, Egypt’s legendary cinema villain

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 02:28 GMT

Mahmoud el-Meligy is one of the most famous Egyptian actors who performed the role of the villain in Egyptian cinema.

Egypt Today guide to the movies of Eid el Adha and the upcoming period

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 02:02 GMT

Egyptian cinema is started to continue its activities with a number of new movies that was premiered during Eid El-Adha and others is expected be released after it.

Feki: It is time to establish a cinema museum in Egypt

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 - 01:47 GMT

Egypt celebrated the centenary of cinema years ago.

How Egyptian cinema portrayed laborers

Wed, 01 May 2019 - 05:11 GMT

The Egyptian cinema discussed in many films the important role of the labors in society and the difficulties they are exposed to.

A blast from the golden era: Shadya, Abdel Halim teach us etiquette through pictures

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 02:23 GMT

The rare photos, which have circulated for the very first time since 1956, leaving many reminiscing and nostalgic, teach men how to treat women.

Egyptian Film Week in Belgrade achieves huge success

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 04:42 GMT

The Egyptian Film Week held in Belgrade achieved a booming success, and witnessed the attendance of a large number of people.

Veteran actress Madiha Yousri dies at 97

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 11:55 GMT

Egyptian veteran actress, Madiha Yousri, died Tuesday at a Cairo Hospital, Yousri was 97.

Egyptian artist pays homage to Egyptian cinema’s golden age

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 02:37 GMT

Mahmoud Shaltout, known as “Mac Toot”, is an Egyptian artist whose work fascinated people on social media networks.

Legendary film critic Samir Farid; a spark in Egyptian cinema

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 08:35 GMT

Recently honored film critic Samir Farid was an integral part of Egyptian cinema. Egypt Today remembers his exceptional contributions to the industry.

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