Gigi Ibrahim

A Beautiful Story of Humanity

Cast and crew of Yomeddine finally make their debut in Egypt at the 2nd Edition of the El Gouna Film Festival 2018 winning two awards and the hearts of the audiences. The film has already won the Francois Chalais Prize, selected for the Official Competition at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and chosen as the…

فسحة سمية

ترجمة: تسنيم عبدالله في ميدان التحرير وعلى بُعد خطوتين من باب اللوق في قلب جمهورية وسط البلد هاتلاقي مطعم فسحة سمية “المحندَق” الجميل. سُمية السانوسي، أم عايشة لوحدها مع ابنها مروان اللي عنده 17 سنة، صاحبة مطعم من أشهر المطاعم في وسط البلد. سُمية بتقدم أكل بيتي بتعمله بكل الحُب والطاقة اللي جواها. الروح الحلوة…

One Night in Gaza

“as long as we are alive we resist and we overcome” Imagine living with 1.7 million other people on a besieged land, that is 40 kilometers long and 6 km wide, under continuous occupation.The kind of occupation that controls all resources, exists and entrances to this land, in addition to unlimited powers of repression economically,…

Shahenda Maqlad

The female Che Guevara of Egypt “Tell us Shahenda, the mother of the saddened voices, what’s the color of Qanater prison? What’s the color of your prisoner? What’s the color of the friends with you who light up the gardens with light? Our country is a big prison and its clothes are made of prison…

Hind Rostom

A Woman with Seven Lives The Marilyn Monroe of the East, the queen of seduction, famous for her hourglass figure, and sexy soft voice. She is the timeless symbol of glamour and elegance out of the golden era of Egyptian cinema,who transcended into the footsteps of famous Hollywood stars like Bette Davis, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan…

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3alganoob Festival

Music from the Soothing South Think of one of the best music festival you have attended, and place it 800 Kilometers away from Cairo where the sky is your ceiling, endless sea in front of you, and various melodies entertaining your thirst for relaxation. This is 3algnoob festival that took part on the 3rd to…

A Journey of Beliefs with Nawal Al Saadawi

Nawal Al Saadawi is legend. The 81-year-old feminist, physician and author is as polarizing as the controversy she constantly arouses. She was imprisoned under Sadat and summoned to court countless times under Mubarak’s rule and always speaks her mind regardless. We met up with the legendary Nawal Al Saadawi on a Friday morning at the…

The Uprising of Arab Women

While browsing Facebook lately, you might have come across a picture that one of your friends has shared of a man or a woman carrying a sign saying, “I support the uprising of women in the Arab world because…” I bet that the first time you saw one of those pictures, you didn’t make much…

Malala Yousafzai: In the Face of Bullets for Education

The14 year old outspoken Pakistani education activist, Malala Yousafzai, was shot on her way home returning from school by the Taliban on a school bus in the town of Swat.  In an assassination attempt to silence her criticism of her life under the terrorizing Taliban, Yousafzai survived the attack, while still recovering medically from the…