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Dismantling moral binaries: Ahmad Abdalla’s EXT. Night questions class and gender dynamics in post-2013 Cairo
Nourhan Hesham | EXT. Night is an honest portrayal of a struggling city with insightful commentary on class dynamics
Egypt’s Cinematic Gems: The Open Door
Ismail Fayed | Ismail Fayed explores Henry Barakat’s adaptation of Latifa al-Zayat’s 'The Open Door'
Defying the gaze of others in Abu Bakr Shawky’s Yomeddine
Adham Youssef | Yomeddine brings the road movie genre to vibrant yet marginalized parts of the country
I Have a Picture: Between romanticized art and an authoritarian industry
Ahmed Refaat and Bassam Mortada | Two takes on Mohamed Zedan’s debut documentary “I Have a Picture”
Your guide to navigating Cairo Cinema Days 2
Areej Gamal, Doaa Nabhan, Leila Arman, Rowan El Shimi, Wafaa Elsaeed and Yasmine Zohdi | Mada Masr's culture team takes a look at this year's Cairo Cinema Days lineup
Egypt’s cinematic gems: The Night They Arrested Fatima
Hessen Hossam | Hessen Hossam reflects on Henry Barakat’s The Night They Arrested Fatima, 1984
The vicious circles of love and cruelty in Poisonous Roses
Fatma Amer | Fatma Amer reviews Ahmed Fawzi Saleh's Poisonous Roses
From traffic jams and cake to depressive teenagers: Highlights of the 3rd Zawya Short Film Festival
Hessen Hossam | Mada Masr reviews several of the films screened at the Zawya Short Film Festival
Withered Green: A new brand of realism
Muhammad El-Hajj | Withered Green presents a realism that adopts a fresh interpretation of reality
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