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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
On the politics of the image in conservative societies: An interview with Nadia Mounier
Leila Arman | In conversation with the photographer and visual artist on her first solo show
Ikhtyar: A knowledge hub on gender and sexuality
Heba Afify | On a Saturday morning, seven women and three men sit on bean bags in Ikhtyar’s Abbasseya office
FestBeat: Day 5 concerns lad flicks and whether they should be competing
Nour El Safoury | Although embattled masculinities have long been a topic of Egyptian cinema, a genre of films has emerged
Season finale: What I learned as a woman from Ramadan TV
Maha ElNabawi | ​The author steadfastly watched a multitude of television series this Ramadan, so that she could share
Globalizing dissent, Egyptian civil society, and the limits of translation
Ahmed Refaat | Egyptian civil society, after the rollercoaster we all have all been on since the revolution, is rethinking
Where Do We Go Now? But where from?
MF Kalfat | MF Kalfat on Nadine Labaki's 2011 film Where Do We Go Now?
Egypt’s cinematic gems: Miss Hanafi
Amany Ali Shawky | An accidental sex change drives the action in of the most progressive and controversial comedies of the
Egypt’s cinematic gems: ‘Misters’
Andeel | The first time Ahmed thinks of his marriage is when he comes home to find his wife has turned into a
 
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Opinion
Dina Makram Ebeid
Talking back: Masculinity and the right time for politics
Have you watched the videos that circulated on social media following the sentencing in Egypt last Monday
Nada Riyadh and Nada Riyadh
How to raise a monster
First, give birth to a human being. Second, attempt to raise him or her. That’s all you really
Ismail Fayed
Notes on belly-dance
I’d like to make a few notes on belly-dance beyond the moral debate around justifying it as a non-sexual
 
News
Google celebrates 107th birthday of Egypt’s first female aviator
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Cartoons
Sweet words
Andeel | Man (in very small letters): "Sorry..."
His thing
Andeel | "Of course not, I'm not thinking about mine all the time, sometimes I also think about yours... Your phone I mean."
Girls be like
Andeel | Woman: "Shit... a man!"