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Kauffman worked closely with JFS students from diverse film backgrounds
The award comes in recognition of Gilliam’s career, which lasted over four decades, and his outstanding contributions to the film industry, marking him as one of the greatest filmmakers of our time. Gilliam is set to accept this honour during the opening ceremony of the festival at the Cairo Opera House.
Ukrainian filmmaker was sentenced to 20 years in prison on terrorism charges
Veteran director is known for his Holocaust film ‘Shoah’
Chahine, who was not only a revolutionary filmmaker, but also a cultural visionary and a true renegade in the film industry, died 10 years ago
Following a sudden health crisis, prominent director and writer Mohamed Khan passed away early on Tuesday at Al-Andalus hospital in Cairo. The funeral prayer took place on Tuesday, followed by the burial ceremony. Khan was a leading figure of the 1980s realist wave of filmmaking in Egypt, marking a significant period in the history of …
In April, “The Trace of the Butterfly” won the Audience Award in the International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund.
Director Ahmed Khaled reflects on filmmaking and post-revolutionary bureaucracy on Egyptian cinema scene
Magdi Salim, president of Egypt’s Internal Tourism Sector, stated that the second annual African Film Festival in Luxor is set to begin midway through next month. The festival aims to put Egyptian cinema on display for promotional purposes in other African countries in an attempt to attract new audiences and tourists into the country. Thirty …
Filmmaker Amal Ramsis explores all that is forbidden in Egypt
A new way to help independent filmmakers support each other: making a film together.
On 8 March, I was in London attending a panel discussion on the safety of women journalists. I had been invited there by the International News Safety Institute (INSI) after contributing a chapter to a book published earlier this year by the INSI on the safety of female journalists working in conflict and danger zones. …
Recounting the urban legend of a son abandoning his mother to the kindness of strangers, the 11 minute film combines familiar vignettes of Cairo life with slow and careful cinematography.