TOPIC Cairo Cinema Days
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There is no beach like Gaza’s: Talking to the makers of Gaza Surf Club
Amna Magdy | Despite the slight stereotyping tendencies, Gaza Surf Club is well worth watching
Suicidal Notions: On the selective unboxing of truths
Yasmine Zohdi | In all good writing there always lies a story beneath the story, and that’s the one that matters
Performing our lives side by side: Roy Dib’s The Beach House
Laura Gribbon | A mesmerizing, enticing and irritating film about old friends sharing a long, flirtatious, messy night.
Failed father figures and nuanced storytelling: Bezness as Usual
Lara El Gibaly | “Bezness,” the Arabization of the word “business,” took on a specific meaning in 1970s Tunisia.
Music comes to the rescue of thought: On Jumana Manna’s Palestine music documentary
Maha ElNabawi | This sound journey points to the richness of Palestinian history away from Israeli narratives
A definitive guide to Cairo Cinema Days
Jenifer Evans, Lara El Gibaly, Rowan El Shimi and Yasmine Zohdi | We watched 40 + films to help guide you through Zawya's exciting regional cinema festival
 
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