Lara El Gibaly
 
Lara El Gibaly is a Cairo-based journalist and writer working in television, print, and performance.
 
features
Shades of in/visibility: On coming out in Egypt
Lara El Gibaly | It’s not about individuals coming out to, but rather about the issue itself ‘coming out’ for discussion
The impossibility of a life in the in-betweens: The Diaries of Waguih Ghali
Lara El Gibaly | A look at Volume 1 of Waguih Ghali's diary ahead of the 2nd installation's release
Language, diaspora and suffering: In conversation with poet and aid worker Jehan Bseiso
Lara El Gibaly | I have dilemmas about not losing my Arabic, not sacrificing the Arabic language at the altar of English
6 summer reading recommendations from Mada
Heba El-Sherif, Lara El Gibaly, Laura Bird, Maha ElNabawi and Rowan El Shimi | Five of us have chosen six diverse novels, most of which are available in Egypt’s bookstores.
Egypt’s cinematic gems: The Greatest Child in the World
Lara El Gibaly | This film combines the worst of orientalism, nationalism, and the male ego
Self-aware and revealing, despite its limitations: On new interactive doc Womanhood
Lara El Gibaly | Interactive doc Womanhood attempts to create a narrative written by, not about, Egyptian women
 
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