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Where does the Cairo International Film Festival stand on Egypt’s cinematic map?
Bassam Mortada, Hakim Abdel Naim and Muhammad El-Hajj | Three film buffs in conversation
Withered Green: A new brand of realism
Muhammad El-Hajj | Withered Green presents a realism that adopts a fresh interpretation of reality
We Are Egyptian Armenians, and that’s all you need to know
Lara El Gibaly | If we judge this film as a history lesson, it is quite successful.
The Other Land: Channelling the state’s narrative on undocumented migration
Rowan El Shimi | It is not just the film’s plot that is insensitive and reductive.
The lowdown on Cairo’s 38th film festival: More organized, decentralized and commercial
Rowan El Shimi | From new features to highlights of the program, here's our take on CIFF.
Tamer El Said and the role of the Cairo International Film Festival
Rowan El Shimi | If it wants to compete as an international festival, the CIFF should aim to support Egypt's local film
FestBeat: A look at the Cairo film festival on its 9th and final day
Nour El Safoury | One danger of having European or American cinema dominate a festival or market, especially in our current
FestBeat: Farah Khan and Hesham Issawi’s new film on day 8
Nour El Safoury | A lot went on at the film festival on Thursday. There was a red carpet event before the screening of
FestBeat: A powerfully moving Syrian film on day 7
Nour El Safoury | A translation of a moving letter from Syrian director Joud Said, who couldn't get an Egyptian visa, and
 
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