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Cairo Film Festival Represents a ‘Public Celebration of Cinema’

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 09 Dec 2021

The festival’s 43d edition drew record attendance. “Fans are thirsty for serious cinema with artistic quality,” one critic said.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

‘Van Leo: Cairo’: Exhibition Chronicles Iconic Egyptian Photographer’s Legacy

Sayyid Mahmoud | 05 Dec 2021

The magic and mastery of the legendary photographer Van Leo are on display in an exhibition of more than 150 of his portraits.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Layla Murad’s Life and Career Give Scholar a Lens on Egyptian History

Sayyid Mahmoud | 04 Dec 2021

The life of the Jewish-Muslim star Layla Murad illuminates key moments of Egypt’s history in the mid-20th century, says her biographer, Hanan Hammad.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

‘Safe Haven’: A Student’s Dream World Inspires a Professor’s Art

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 28 Nov 2021

The exhibition “Safe Haven”, by the artist and professor Ali Hassaan, shows a young woman living between dreams and reality.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Students

Students’ Play About a Disabled Child Succeeds on a Professional Stage

Sayyid Mahmoud | 20 Nov 2021

“Minus One”, a play produced by students of Egypt’s Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, won an extended run at Cairo’s El-Hanager Arts Centre.

Arabic Arts & Culture Finances Literature & Translation Publishing

Syrian Publishers and Bookstores Become Casualties of War

Amr EL-Tohamy | 12 Nov 2021

Several prominent Syrian publishing houses and bookstores have closed in recent years, the latest signs of cultural death in an economy hard hit by war.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Egyptian Editions Help Arab Writers Reach New Readers

Sayyid Mahmoud | 10 Nov 2021

Publishers of Egyptian editions say printing locally not only cuts costs, but also helps writers reach a wider public. Some authors strongly agree.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Profiles Research Social Sciences

‘Academic Prisons’: Bahrain’s Nader Kadhim Rejects Disciplinary Silos

Sayyid Mahmoud | 05 Nov 2021

“University is universal in nature, hence the name,” argues the Bahraini scholar Nader Kadhim. His cultural criticism takes an interdisciplinary approach.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Profiles

Sabah Fakhri, Syrian Tenor and Classical Arab Music Icon, Dies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Nov 2021

Son of a Qur’an reciter, religious influences played an important part in making him one of the greatest interpreters of traditional Arab singing.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Ibrahim El-Bridy’s Art Keeps the Joy of ‘The Grand Night’ Alive

Sayyid Mahmoud | 03 Nov 2021

In his patchwork-on-canvas works, the artist Ibrahim El-Bridy recreates the characters of Egypt’s much-loved puppet operetta “The Grand Night.”




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