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  • British amb. opens smART festival

    Date: 2014-03-23 14:00:17 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:31 - ID:625910

    British Ambassador here James Watt opened on Sunday smART festival which celebrates the art of making movies using mobile cameras. An Egyptian smART movie named "Above ground/Under ground" was displayed at the beginning of the festival. Watt ....

  • Makhyoun discusses preparations for Tiba Short Film Festival in Damnhour

    Date: 2014-03-15 18:03:44 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:58 - ID:611286

    Head of Tiba (Thebes) Short Film Festival actor Abdel Aziz Makhyoun discussed on Saturday the preparations for holding the festival at the Damnhour library. This came during his meeting with the director of Misr public library in Damnhour. The ....

  • 21st Century Fox sells stake in chinese TV company

    Date: 2014-01-03 13:50:31 GMT - China - Arts - SN:36 - ID:477266

    The television, cable and movie conglomerate owned by Rupert Murdoch, 21st Century Fox, said that it would sell its 47 percent stake in Star China TV. The move was the latest step the company has taken to reduce its position in China, New York Times ....

  • Zahret el-Ola dies at 79

    Date: 2013-12-18 17:54:17 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:73 - ID:449296

    Veteran Egyptian actress Zahret el-Ola died Wednesday at the age of 79. Actor Sameh el-Sereiti, the secretary of the syndicate of artistic professions, told MENA the funeral will be held on Thursday at Abul-Makarem el-Zol Mosque in Salah ....

  • Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine dies aged 96

    Date: 2013-12-16 09:02:40 GMT - USA - Arts - SN:13 - ID:442286

    Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine - the star of several psychological thrillers produced by Alfred Hitchcock - has died in California aged 96. Fontaine - whose real name is Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland - died in her sleep on Sunday in her home ....

  • Paul Walker, Fast & Furious actor, dies in car crash

    Date: 2013-12-01 08:42:34 GMT - USA - Arts - SN:22 - ID:416135

    Paul Walker, a star of the Fast & Furious movie series, has died in a fiery car crash north of Los Angeles, the BBC reported. Walker, 40, was the passenger in a friend's car when it crashed on Saturday afternoon, a statement on the actor's ....

  • Madonna, actress Cotillard show support for jailed Greenpeace activists

    Date: 2013-11-17 08:09:33 GMT - Russia - Arts - SN:5 - ID:391082

    US pop star Madonna and Oscar-winning French actress Marion Cotillard have called for the release of Greenpeace activists and journalists jailed in Russia after an abortive protest against oil drilling in the Arctic Sea, Ria Novosti reported ....

  • Lawsuit against Eman Bahr Darwish delayed until Nov. 27

    Date: 2013-11-13 15:42:03 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:42 - ID:385180

    The High Administrative Court has delayed its ruling in the case filed by Mounir el-Wessimi against Eman el-Bahr Darwish until November 27. Wessimi is seeking to ban Darwish from running in the elections of the Syndicate of Musical Professions. ....

  • Satirist Bassem Youssef back to Cairo

    Date: 2013-11-08 07:41:11 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:3 - ID:375981

    Bassem Youssef, the satirist TV host, returned to Cairo on Thursday coming from Saudi Arabia. Last week, Youssef left Cairo to UAE after his show "el-Bernameg" was suspended. ....

  • CBC staff voice reservation over suspension of satirical TV show

    Date: 2013-11-03 07:27:48 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:10 - ID:367726

    The staff of the CBC TV network have voiced their reservation over a decision taken by the channel board to suspend TV show of Al Berrnameg (the program) of satirist Bassem Youssef. "Despite our knowledge that reasons that prompted the board of ....

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