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  • Revived Cairo Film Festival To Screen Previously Banned 'Wall of Heroism'

    The lineup and configuration of the revived Cairo Film Festival is starting to shape up with a mix international and Arab film, including the world premiere of "Wall of Heroism," by Mohamed Rady, a war pic shot in 1998 but never released for political reasons.
  • Turkey's Culture Ministry Aims To Broaden the Appeal of Turkish Films

    Turkish cinema is experiencing a burst of energy. A new generation of filmmakers is getting notice on the festival circuit, making for a lively, vibrant film scene. The most recent example is "Sivas," a potent first feature by director Kaan Mujdeci...

    Zurich Film Festival Draws Top Talent in Crowded Fall Field

    Over the past decade, the Zurich Film Festival has established a major presence in the crowded fest circuit -- thanks to A-list guests, exclusive film finance meets and privileged access to the German-speaking market. Leading talent at this year's...

    Fatih Akin's 'The Cut' to Open Revived Cairo Film Festival

    ROME - Fatih Akin's drama "The Cut," about the Armenian genocide, will open the 36th edition of the revived Cairo Film Festival, which will run Nov. 9-18 after a period of hiatus due to Egypt's political turbulence. The prestigious fest was cancelled...

    Egypt Picks 'Factory Girl' As Its Foreign Oscar Candidate

    Egypt has selected Mohamed Khan's femme empowerment drama "Factory Girl," about a sweatshop seamstress accused of losing her virginity, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy Award race. Produced by young producer Mohamed Samir's DayDream...