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Poison into medicine: On watching Poisonous Roses
Ismail Fayed reviews Ahmed Fawzi Saleh’s debut feature film, Poisonous Roses
Submerged: The first exhibition in CIC’s new space skims the surface of water as a subject
Sara Elkamel | Sara Elkamel reviews the first exhibition held at the Contemporary Image Collective’s new space
Hijacking the contemporary
Ismail Fayed | Ismail Fayed reflects on Egyptian artist Imane Ibrahim’s first solo show at Townhouse
An artistically lacking film at a morally lacking moment: The problematic rhetoric of ‘Gunshot’
Amr Ezzat | An examination of “Gunshot,” the controversial film which premiered at the Gouna Film Festival
Video | Delighted
Menem Sami | The Shefai family, who light weddings, are trying to preserve the social glow in Daqahalia.
11th Panorama of the European Film: We share our picks
Ahmed Wael, Hadeer El-Mahdawy, Leila Arman, Mostafa Mohie and Yasmine Zohdi | This year there are over 70 films, spanning four venues across Cairo and more in ten other cities.
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Margins within margins: What does El Gouna Film Festival’s industry platform really offer independent Arab filmmakers?
Yasmine Zohdi | The central courtyard at the Technical University of Berlin’s Gouna campus — El Gouna Film Festival’s
Found in Translation IV: A high and beautiful wave
The fourth edition of Found in Translation, a collaboration between Mada and the Cairo Jazz Club
 
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