TOPIC Cinematology
Cinematology 8: In praise of Ramadan series Afrah al-Qobba
From Hamlet, mirrors and fire to the series' relationship with Naguib Mahfouz's ouevre as a whole, this
Cinematology 7: Loneliness, lust and doubt in My Wife and the Dog
Cinematology is back with its 7th episode, about one of Said Marzouk's best remembered films, My Wife
Cinematology 6: Ismail Yassin’s life through his films
Ismail Yassin's life seemed like an extension of his onscreen persona.
Cinematology 5: On Mohamed Khan, female leads and close-ups
Khan is a master of character-driven stories.
Cinematology 4: On the daringly experimental nature of Hussein Kamal films
On boundary-breaking director Hussein Kamal and his experimentation in the spirit of French New Wave
The superb struggle of Land of Fear: Cinematology 3
The third episode of Cinematology takes a focus on Daoud Abdel-Sayed's masterpiece Ard al-Khof (Land
Crash course in Egyptian cinema: Cinematology episode 2
Episode 2 explores the visual motifs in Kamal al-Sheikh's The Thief and the Dogs (1962), which is adapted
Crash course in Egyptian cinema: Cinematology episode 1
Mada Masr is creating English subtitles for Cinematology episodes and republishing them every other Wednesday,