TOPIC independent cinema
features
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
Osama Fawzi: A Thousand and One Nights in Helwan
Bassam Mortada | Bassam Mortada’s recollection of his early initiation into the unique world of Osama Fawzi’s films
Persistently relevant: Atteyat al-Abnoudy
Ahmed Refaat | Ahmed Refaat explores the reasons behind the continued significance of Atteyat al-Abnoudy’s work
Whose narrative are we writing?
Yasmine Zohdi | Tamer El Said on censorship, the Cairo International Film Festival and his film’s leak
Is it really possible to avoid politics in a place like Egypt? A conversation with Mohamed Hefzy
Muhammad El-Hajj | Can writer and producer Mohamed Hefzy evade political confrontations and compromises?
Zawya 2.0: Between resilience and compromise
Yasmine Zohdi | This could've been it: a very feasible ending for Zawya. But it's not. It's a new beginning
Samir Farid remembered by the filmmakers and critics he affected
Rowan El Shimi | Filmmakers and fellow critics tell us their memories of the renowned film writer