Cairo

Cairo is both daunting and exhilarating. With a population of more than 17 million, Egypt's capital city is crowded, noisy and polluted. It is also one of the most vibrant and complex cities in the world. Skyscrapers and five-star hotels loom over the River Nile, mosques fill even the most westernis...

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AFAC Film Week

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture film week continues until 22 April with Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait (documentary about the civil war, Syria 2014) on 19 April, Twenty-eight Nights and a Poe...
Cairo What's on

The Dream of Shahrazad premiers in Cairo

This film by South African documentary director Francois Vestier relates recent events in Egypt, Turkey and Lebanon. As in The Arabian Nights (A Thousand and One Nights) when Shahrazad spins storie...
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Egypt women in film

The Netherlands-Flemish Institute screens five short films about Egyptian women. All the films are by young Egyptian directors and depict the lives and challenges for contemporary Egyptian women. T...