A film on the interaction between Arab and Jewish women selected for the Oscars

A film on the interaction between Arab and Jewish women

The film ‘Cinema Sabaya’ conquered Sunday night’s Ophir ceremony, Israel’s version of the Oscars, winning Best Picture, automatically making it Israel’s selection in the ‘Foreign Film’ category at the 2023 Academy Awards , which will take place in the United States. The film, starring Dana Ivgy, tells the story of eight Arab and Jewish city … Read more

Is Arab Cinema Really Male Dominated?

Is Arab Cinema Really Male Dominated

JEDDAH: “In an Arab film industry largely dominated by men, Nayla al-Khaja, passionate and visionary, was determined to break the status quo and make a name for herself,” reads a tweet promoting the editing of magazine august Arabian Moda. One might well understand the misconceptions when they come from a Western media outlet, but when … Read more

Hoda Barakat: This award brings me closer to the Arab world

It was on Tuesday 23 April that the organizers of the Booker Foundation’s International Prize for Arabic Fiction unveiled the name of the winner in Abu Dhabi. The Booker Arab Prize, a prestigious distinction, was awarded to the Lebanese novelist Hoda Barakat, for her sixth novel Bârid al-layl, published by Dar al-Adab in 2017 and … Read more

L’Expression: L’Ecran libre – Rami Malek, first comedian of Arab origin to present the Oscars

Egyptian-American actor Rami Malek is due to host the Oscars this month. The Oscar and Golden Globe winner joins a long list of hosts including actors Simu Liu, Uma Thurman, Lily James, Ruth E. Carter and John Leguizamo. Stars who were previously announced to host the event include Lady Gaga, Chris Rock, Kevin Costner, Zoë … Read more

Luxury online retailer Net-A-Porter highlights Arab designers in its new Ramadan collection

1647284756 Luxury online retailer Net A Porter highlights Arab designers in its new

PARIS: Seven projects for the rehabilitation of historic monuments and buildings such as the Dey’s palace, the Hassen Pasha palace, the El-Berrani mosque are underway in Algeria. Endowed with a budget of 23 billion dinars (1 Algerian dinar = 0.0064 euro), granted by the Directorate of Public Facilities (DEP), the programs for the restoration of … Read more

107 Mothers wins the Arab Critics Award for Best European Film

107 Mothers wins the Arab Critics Award for Best European

02/12/2021 – This joint initiative of the EFP and the Arab Cinema Center, whose objective is to promote European cinema in the Arab world, announced its winner at the Cairo Film Festival This article is available in English. The Slovak-Czech-Ukrainian co-production 107 Mothers [+lire aussi : critiquebande-annonceinterview : Peter Kerekesfiche film] by the director Peter Kerekes has won … Read more

Omani writer Jokha Alharthi wins Arab World Institute award, H24info

Omani writer Jokha Alharthi wins Arab World Institute award H24info

The 2021 Arab Literature Prize, the only French award recognizing Arab literary creation, was awarded to the Omani author Jokha Alharthi for her novel “Les Corps Célestes” published by Stéphane Marsan. The jury, made up of personalities from the world of arts and culture as well as specialists from the Arab world, praised “a captivating … Read more

French director Eric Laguise on his relationship with Arab cinema, the case of the Arthus sector

French director Eric Laguise on his relationship with Arab cinema

Eric Lajes, CEO / Head of Distribution of Paris-based arthouse films and Pyramid Films for global sales, and received the Industry Honor Award in Cairo Film Festival Friday. diverse I spoke with him about his relationship with Arab cinema, and the state of independent cinema in France. How do you feel about receiving this tribute? … Read more

L’Expression: L’Ecran libre – Arab films competing for the Oscars

Five films from the Arab World have been officially submitted to date, in the race for Best International Feature Film at the 2022 Oscars, including an entry from Somalia for the first time. The category examines films with predominantly non-English dialogue, including animated films and documentaries. A shortlist of 15 finalists will be announced on … Read more

Literature. Lebanese Hoda Barakat wins Arab Booker

Literature Lebanese Hoda Barakat wins Arab Booker

On April 23, the Arab Booker Prize was awarded to Lebanese Hoda Barakat for her novel Night courier. This is the first time in twelve years that this prestigious literary award has been awarded that a woman has been the only winner. “This is the first time that a woman has won the full international … Read more