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The thin thread between misogyny and emancipation
Ismail Fayed | Faten Hamama gives a rare, realistic portrayal of the frustration experienced by women in Egypt
Detox | Worry, run, repeat
The Anxious Daffodil | #34:Tomorrow is another day. I will finish the film, or the book or maybe just cook something edible
Detox: Sleep, reflect, deconstruct
Your weekly guide to unwinding over the weekend.
Detox | Lazy beginnings
Our usual recommendations, if you’re spending the weekend at home in an attempt to fend off the cold
Joker: Four takes on one of 2019’s biggest films
Basma al-Sharif, Jaja Junayd, Lina Attalah, Philip Rizk and Yasmin El-Rifae | "Rarely does the villain protagonist turn the mirror back onto society."
Detox: Flights and stories of love, loss and resilience
Your weekly guide to unwind during the weekend.
12th Panorama of European Film: Where do we begin?
Leila Arman, Mohammed Amin, Muhammad El-Hajj, Nour El-Mallah, Sharif Zahiri, Yara Shahin and Yasmine Zohdi | Our selections for the 12th edition of Panorama of the European Film
Detox | Issue 07: Literary controversy, a film retrospective and some movie music
A few days ago, the winners of this year’s Man Booker International Prize were announced.
Disquiet, vulnerability and muffled violence: A conversation on the films of Ahmed ElGhoneimy
Salma El Tarzi | All three of your films display a certain kind of disquiet towards the idea of masculinity
 
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Opinion
Yasmine Zohdi
What we talk about when we talk about trees
We are left with two choices: to withdraw entirely or to talk about trees. How do we create a third?