Alia Ayman
Alia Ayman is a filmmaker, curator at Zawya and graduate student at the American University in Cairo. read more
Three films, one spectator and a polemic: Arab documentaries and ‘global’ audiences
Alia Ayman | Sometimes being simplistic, clichéd and politically problematic is exactly what a film needs to succeed.
Assessing Hany Khalifa’s long-awaited Bitter Sugar
Alia Ayman, Rowan El Shimi and Yasmine Zohdi | It’s hard not to compare Sukkar Mor (Bitter Sugar) with director Hany Khalifa’s first and only other
Egypt’s cinematic gems: The Sparrow
Alia Ayman | This overlooked masterpiece, once banned, ends with a hysterical call for continued resistance