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Najwa Najjar’s film to open London Palestine Film Festival
Palestinian director Najwa Najjar's film Eyes of a thief, which opens the London Palestine Film Festival, is a contender for an oscar in the Foreign Language category, but getting noticed is an uphill struggle explains director Najwa Najjar.
November 25, 2014
Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’s new Dubai section pushes UAE boundaries
Before you rush out on your Kardashian-endorsed celebrity adventure, hold tight, because the eagle-eyed out there might not be so pleased with the some of the game’s cultural missteps.
November 16, 2014
After six years and a lot of drama, Najwa Najjar’s Eyes of a Thief is ready for the screen
The Palestinian director Najwa Najjar’s 2009 debut feature Pomegranates and Myrrh was an unexpected hit. It’s taken her a lot of work to get her second feature off the ground, but Eyes of the Thief - coming with financial support from Dubai Film Connection - is finally complete.
July 16, 2014
Indie filmmaker Ahmad Abdalla pays big-budget homage to old Egyptian cinema
Ahmad Abdalla is one of Egypt’s most exciting independent directors. His latest film, Decor, is his first time working with a major studio in Egypt, and saw him move from small sets and micro-budgets to huge cast ensembles and near limitless funds.
July 14, 2014
The Square and sequels on show at Egypt’s Ismailia film festival
The Ismailia International Film Festival has grown to become arguably the most important event of its kind in Africa and the Middle East.
June 2, 2014
The Voices in Marjane Satrapi’s head
The acclaimed Iranian author and director Marjane Satrapi has turned her attention from the Middle East towards Hollywood. Her latest film - her first in English - is The Voices, starring Ryan Reynolds.
May 31, 2014
Nine Cannes films we should see in the UAE
From Foxcatcher starring Steve Carell to the teen horror It Lives, we take our pick of films from Cannes we would like to see screened in the Emirates.
May 26, 2014
The UAE Pavilion at Cannes: the future is bright for Arab filmmaking
A new showbiz event, a film production guide and lots of networking have boosted the profile of the UAE's industry at the Cannes International Film Festival.
May 20, 2014
Egyptian director Omar El Zohairy’s short film marks a first at Cannes
Omar Al Zohairy's The Aftermath of The Inauguration of The Public Toilet At Kilometer 375 is the first Egyptian film to appear in Cannes’ Cinéfondation competition for student shorts, one of 16 films picked from 1,631 submissions.
May 17, 2014
Sanad unveils recipients of film grants at Cannes
Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) has used the cinematic pandemonium of the 67th Cannes Film Festival to announce this year’s first cycle of Sanad recipients.
May 15, 2014