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Family Crises and Identity Are Themes of Films at MINA Arts Festival

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 10 Sep 2021

The second edition of Ettijahat’s MINA arts festival is taking place in three countries, with four films on view in Cairo.

Arts & Culture Employment Finances

Lebanese Cinema Faces Existential Crisis With Country’s Financial Collapse

Sami Erchoff | 07 Sep 2021

Deprived of local audiences and sponsors, the industry has had to turn to foreign investors, with a threat to its identity

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

May Ziade’s Writings on Women’s Education Are Republished

Sayyid Mahmoud | 03 Sep 2021

Book sheds new light on the life of one of the most important Arab women writers in the first half of the 20th century.

Architecture Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

U.A.E. Pavilion Wins Top Award at Venice Architecture Biennale

Melanie Swan | 03 Sep 2021

The Emirates’ pavilion explores an environmentally friendly alternative to cement that could greatly reduce global carbon dioxide emissions.

Arts & Culture Gender Human Rights Inequality Students

Egyptian Students’ Film Spotlights Social Action Against Harassment

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 01 Sep 2021

The documentary, by three female students, was inspired by an Instagram campaign last year that encouraged women to speak out about harassment.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts

Modernist Design for Rebuilding Mosul’s Historic Mosque Draws Outcry

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 31 Aug 2021

Winners of a competition organized by Unesco say plans are on track to rebuild the Al-Nuri Mosque, destroyed in the war against the Islamic State.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Arab Women Comedians Get a Boost at the Edinburgh Fringe

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 27 Aug 2021

For two Arab women comedians, challenging stereotypes is part of the act—and just being onstage is breaking one barrier.

Arts & Culture Gender Libraries Publishing

In ‘Embargo,’ a Modern-Day Scheherazade Dares to Speak About Harassment

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 20 Aug 2021

Haitham Dabbour’s novel “Embargo” juxtaposes the traditional Scheherazade with a contemporary careerwoman who publicly accuses her boss of harassment.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Students

Art Graduation Projects in Egypt Go On in Pandemic’s Shadow

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 19 Aug 2021

Students’ art graduation projects seek inspiration in Egypt’s heritage but also reflect the modern world and the isolation caused by Covid-19.

Architecture Arts & Culture

Syrian Fountain Art Speaks of Home to People Far From Home

Melanie Swan | 13 Aug 2021

The bah-rah, a traditional Syrian fountain, and the emotional connections it evokes are the focus of an installation in Abu Dhabi by the Syrian architect Talin Hazbar.




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