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Detox: Sleep, reflect, deconstruct
Your weekly guide to unwinding over the weekend.
Detox | Lazy beginnings
Our usual recommendations, if you’re spending the weekend at home in an attempt to fend off the cold
Joker: Four takes on one of 2019’s biggest films
Basma al-Sharif, Jaja Junayd, Lina Attalah, Philip Rizk and Yasmin El-Rifae | "Rarely does the villain protagonist turn the mirror back onto society."
Detox: Flights and stories of love, loss and resilience
Your weekly guide to unwind during the weekend.
12th Panorama of European Film: Where do we begin?
Leila Arman, Mohammed Amin, Muhammad El-Hajj, Nour El-Mallah, Sharif Zahiri, Yara Shahin and Yasmine Zohdi | Our selections for the 12th edition of Panorama of the European Film
Detox | Issue 07: Literary controversy, a film retrospective and some movie music
A few days ago, the winners of this year’s Man Booker International Prize were announced.
Disquiet, vulnerability and muffled violence: A conversation on the films of Ahmed ElGhoneimy
Salma al-Tarzi | All three of your films display a certain kind of disquiet towards the idea of masculinity
‘Hungover’: Reflections on the routes and residue of 1968
Ali Hussein Al-Adawy | 1968 might have been a political failure but it has also spurred ideas that remain relevant today
The reductive realism of Capernaum
Hessen Hossam | The world of Nadine Labaki’s Oscar-nominated Capernaum (2018) feels a little bit too chaotic
 
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Opinion
Yasmine Zohdi
What we talk about when we talk about trees
We are left with two choices: to withdraw entirely or to talk about trees. How do we create a third?