You Can Now Relive Jack and Rose’s Journey on the Titanic in Abu Dhabi

You Can Now Relive Jack and Rose’s Journey on the Titanic in Abu Dhabi

Titanic is the second-highest grossing movie of all time; millions of people around the world are obsessed with the romance-disaster film. Most of those people would love to live inside the world of this movie, probably to relive the iconic love story between Jack and Rose. I, like most food junkies, would love to live […]

Film Review: ‘Bank El Hazz’ Sets the Bar High for Egyptian Comedies

Film Review: ‘Bank El Hazz’ Sets the Bar High for Egyptian Comedies

by Hader Hisham

  Comedy in Egypt has been literally the same for many years, to the point that we, the viewers, got bored and don’t really care about the movies anymore. It just always had the same formula; for instance, the same type of jokes that we all recognize, the same stereotyping and shaming, the dramatic endings […]

Legendary Egyptian Rock Band ‘Les Petits Chats’ Get Their Own Rockumentary

Legendary Egyptian Rock Band ‘Les Petits Chats’ Get Their Own Rockumentary

If you asked your parents about Les Petits Chats, they’ll keep talking nonstop about how much they used to groove at their concerts. Les Petits Chats were basically the Egyptian version of The Beatles — five cool guys who jam to rock and roll music and have successful dominated Egypt’s nightlife scene during the ’60s […]

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

by Salma Hossam

  Attention culture vultures of Egypt as the sixth edition of Luxor African Film Festival returns to, well, Luxor ton March 10th. The official ceremony where things are going to get down and crazy are going to be held on March 16th in the Habu Temple.     Luxor African Film Festival aims to shed some […]

Egypt’s Finest Voices Bring Us Oscar-Winning Soundtracks

Egypt’s Finest Voices Bring Us Oscar-Winning Soundtracks

For the last two nights we have been wonderfully serenaded by some of the finest voices in Egypt, and from the comfort of our own homes no less!   Hearkening back to the days when Nady ElCinema was the only way Egyptians could hear music from the west, Monday and Tuesday’s ‘Nady ElCinema’ program on Sahibet Al-Saada, […]

Photography Collection Spanning 48 Years Shows Lost Side of Middle East

Photography Collection Spanning 48 Years Shows Lost Side of Middle East

  For nearly half a century, Colbert Held took photos of the geography around him. A former United States Foreign Service officer, Held’s collection spans 48 years and 17 countries.   “I had decided that the entire time I was in the Middle East I was going to keep a detailed photographic record of all […]

The 13th Dubai International Film Festival Is Looking for Volunteers

The 13th Dubai International Film Festival Is Looking for Volunteers

  The 13th season of the Dubai International Film Festival is in need of a fabulous team of dedicated volunteers to make the festival an experience that will leave the thousands of attendees anticipated with lovely memories. The festival will take place from 7th to 14th December.   Volunteer positions are available in all capacities; administration, box office, […]

What Disney’s Live-Action Mulan Movie Means For Arabs

What Disney’s Live-Action Mulan Movie Means For Arabs

  Disney has just announced that it is looking for a Chinese actress to star as Mulan in the new live-action movie expected to premiere in November, 2018. Which brings us all to tears of joy because Mulan was literally the queen of every millennial’s childhood.   Disney’s decision to make Mulan’s 2018 movie as […]

Egyptian Jews Remember Egypt Through Molokheya

Egyptian Jews Remember Egypt Through Molokheya

  We’ve all heard in the news how there are only five Egyptian Jews left in Egypt (all elderly women), but there used to be so many more. Many left after 1948. Nearly 70 years later, some of those Egyptian Jews – and their children – not only remember Egypt, but still consider themselves Egyptian. And they […]

A Farewell Seminar Dedicated to the Late Mohamed Khan

A Farewell Seminar Dedicated to the Late Mohamed Khan

    Osiris, a hub for art production and training, is organizing a farewell seminar in remembrance of the late iconic director, Mohamed Khan who passed away last week. The seminar will take place at their headquarters in Garden City, Cairo on the 6th of August at 6 PM.     Khan’s latest work will […]

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