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Mohamed Diab and Ramy Malek receive permanent Oscars jury seat 

When young Egyptian writer Mohamed Diab was writing his first film “678”, which shows an unseen angle of sexual harassment in the Egyptian community, he had no idea that this film—along with his other masterpieces—“Clash” and “Al-Jazirah”, would eventually lead him to the Oscars’ 2018 jury committee. Diab announced on his personal Facebook page that …

Daily News Egypt

Not all novels are meant for TV: La Totfe Al Shams

La Totfe Al Shams is one of the most discussed and talked about Egyptian TV series this Ramadan. The series is an adaptation of Ihsan Abdel Quddous’ hugely successful novel that had already been turned into a hit feature film in 1961. Although it is very intriguing to start comparing the series’ casting choices, performances, …

Ahmed El Goarany

30 Youm: a worthy thriller, or a waste of time?

When it is estimated that there are more than 37 new Egyptian TV series released, one has to be picky when deciding which of them to give their time to. Usually, people decide which series they should watch based on the cast (an actor who they know always chooses the right scripts to play, a …

Ahmed El Goarany