Menna Shalaby and Ahmed Malek Star in New Moving Campaign That Promotes Accessibility

Menna Shalaby and Ahmed Malek Star in New Moving Campaign That Promotes Accessibility

  Helm Foundation just adopted a campaign that sheds light on a very important and critical matter —  a matter that most people, sadly, do not consider. There are around 14 million Egyptians with disabilities in this country, and the serious lack of accessibility comes as a big problem, especially when there’s so little potential […]

‘Sheikh Jackson’ Makes Waves at Toronto International Film Festival 2017, and We’re Super Proud

‘Sheikh Jackson’ Makes Waves at Toronto International Film Festival 2017, and We’re Super Proud

by Nadine Arab

A post shared by Sheikh Jackson (@sheikhjacksonfilm) on Sep 5, 2017 at 6:04am PDT   After the great attention Amr Salama’s latest production, Sheikh Jackson, has received, the movie has created a huge buzz over the past few days. After its selection as an Academy Awards contender in the best foreign-language film category, Sheikh Jackson […]

Q&A: Amr Salama, Director of ‘Excuse My French’

Q&A: Amr Salama, Director of ‘Excuse My French’

After four years of battling it out with the censorship office, Director Amr Salama's latest movie Lamo 'akhzah ('Excuse My French') has finally hit our screens. Find out from the director himself how he and the rest of his cast made it happen.

Judging by his friendly demeanor, up and coming director and script writer Amr Salama could easily be taken for that friendly boy next door. Be warned that looks can be deceiving, because behind this laid back exterior is a passionate artist with an impending urge to break stereotypes and revolutionize the film industry one film […]

Film Review: ‘Excuse My French’ Unraveled

Film Review: ‘Excuse My French’ Unraveled

Scoop Empire takes a trip to the cinema and puts on its film critic cap to shed light on all the nitty gritty bits of Lamo Akhzah ('Excuse My French'), the much talked about blockbuster of the winter season.

When word got out that director and scriptwriter Amr Salama (Zay El Naharda (“On a Day Like Today”), 2008 and Asmaa, 2011) was creating a new feature film starring unknown child actors, tackling religious segregation and that was rejected by the folks at the censorship office for four consecutive years, radars went up and all […]