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  • Film Review: 'The Mice Room'

    Six helmers -- Hend Bakr, Mohamed El-Hadidi, Ahmed Magdy Morsy, Nermeen Salem, Mayye Zayed and Mohamed Zedan -- contribute to "The Mice Room," an intriguing misfire with everyone directing, scripting and producing as a team (there's one editor). Not a...
  • Airport officials approve controversial media contract for LAX

    Airport officials approve controversial media contract for LAX
    A lucrative media services contract that became embroiled in conflict-of-interest allegations was approved Monday for Los Angeles International Airport. The Board of Airport Commissioners awarded the contract to a joint venture involving JCDecaux...
  • Fate of nuns unknown after Syrian rebels retake much of town

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A day after rebel forces largely retook a predominantly Christian town north of the Syrian capital, the fate of 12 nuns remained unknown with both sides in the conflict blaming each other for their disappearance. Free...
  • Dubai Film Commission Tailors Its Perks to Foreign Projects

    Dubai set up its own film commission in May 2012, but it had already been luring foreign shoots, including "Syriana," "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and "The Bourne Legacy," which helped spread the word about what the Persian Gulf state can...
  • Dubai Film Festival Dedicated to Local Core

    A decade after its launch, the Dubai Intl. Film Festival has firmly earned its leadership role among Middle East film events thanks to its unwavering drive to be international, but with an Arab core. "We are the only festival that, aside from...
  • Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha Gaining Prominence on Global Showbiz Map

    The Middle East, more specifically the Gulf region, is no longer that deep indiscriminate petro-dollar well that Hollywood, in its constant thirst for outside capital, went to during the subprime mortgage crisis. Instead, countries in the Arabian...
  • TV Review: 'Bonnie & Clyde'

    Anybody who saw "Bonnie and Clyde" in a movie theater has a pretty good chance of being a grandparent by now, so there's no quibble with remaking it for a next (and next) generation. Yet even if this History-Lifetime-A&E synergistic expansion -- on...
  • Yahoo Needs a Media Boss Before It's Too Late

    Imagine an NFL team without a head coach -- and the front office calling all the plays on the field. That's the current game plan at Yahoo. CEO Marissa Mayer, lacking lieutenants to develop the company's media strategy, has been personally wooing big-...
  • Shorts Helping Gulf Filmmakers Launch Feature Careers

    Just like the cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, which have sprouted from the desert in a flurry of glass and steel, the film industry in the Persian Gulf has been built from scratch. But while the cities of this region are quite literally built on...
  • Dubai Film Market the Go-To Spot for Middle East Biz

    Seven years after its launch, the Dubai Film Market is steadily reinforcing its role as the Arab world's prime film business hub, with more movies than ever -- some 400 from the Gulf region and elsewhere -- unspooling in its Cinetech video library...
  • Morocco Still a Hot Destination for Foreign Producers

    MARRAKECH, Morocco -- The local industry started developing at a faster pace in the early 2000s with the creation of the Advance on Receipts, a selective financing mechanism modeled on a French program allowing producers to collect public funds, and the...