Fewer than 10 puppet masters were still at work before Unesco put the folk art on its endangered Cultural Heritage list. Now professors and students are helping revive it.
A panel at Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival explored a new focus among performers, directors, and others on the psychological well-being of actors.
Funding is the biggest challenge for the Saudi movie industry, says the chairwoman of the new Saudi Cinema Association.
A new memoir by Egypt’s best-known jewelry designer advocates continuous learning, expresses her belief in Arab nationalism, and calls for the protection of traditional arts and crafts.
Sahar Abdallah, an Egyptian living in Canada, creates “visual poems” inspired by works by literary giants like Fouad Haddad and Mahmoud Darwish.
Harsh realities make it difficult for arts students inside Syria to continue their studies. A scholarship program is helping some.
In her new novel “Harir Al-Ghazala,” the Omani novelist Jokha Alharthi sheds light on her country’s women and their aspirations across generations.
Launched last year with funds from the European Union, the Cinema Bus promotes “positive concepts” in Palestinian society.
In an exhibition on view in Cairo, the Egyptian artist again takes a classic work of art and explores its themes in his own contemporary style.
Mubarak Hemoudi’s paintings relate the stories and ways of life of “forgotten” people in Sudan’s marginalized rural regions.