TOPIC Kamla Abu Zikry
Too slow to become a TV masterpiece, Sunset Oasis revives interest in a fascinating novel
Hessen Hossam | Led by an all-woman team, this period drama gained attention through clear references to the 2011 revolution
A flawed feminist fable: Dissecting Kamla Abu Zikry’s A Day for Women
Yasmine Zohdi | Despite weaknesses, this is technically and thematically Abu Zikry's most sophisticated work yet
Tamer El Said and the role of the Cairo International Film Festival
Rowan El Shimi | If it wants to compete as an international festival, the CIFF should aim to support Egypt's local film
Great expectations: Scriptwriter Mariam Naoum on her bold TV work
Rowan El Shimi | Rowan El Shimi sits down with scriptwriter Mariam Naoum to discuss her controversial Ramadan TV series.
‘Women’s Prison’: A Ramadan TV triumph
Charlotte El Shabrawy | Poverty, sexual needs and corruption in all areas of life permeate the show, and are frankly and openly
Comparing this Ramadan’s leading actresses
Maha ElNabawi | I decided to forge a new vice in lieu of drinking alcohol during the holy month. Instead of the booze,
Egypt’s cinematic gems: ‘One-Nil’
Andeel | I can’t remember who said that a good script can make a table act well, but this movie definitely supports
‘Zaat’ and her bathroom – and television
Dina Hussein | There was a very popular television commercial for an Egyptian ceramics company in the early 1990s, which