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Fair Game: Power, politics and domestic drama
Egyptian actors Khaled Al Nabawy and Hanaa Abdel Fattah star alongside Naomi Watts and Sean Penn in Doug Liman’s Fair Game  
Celebrities commend ‘Day of Anger’ protests
Many celebrities joined citizens in the protests that took place on 25 January. They are pleased by the outcome even though some have been arrested and others beaten

Geld Hay: A raw and penetrative look at child labour
Geld Hay (Living Skin) is a gripping 52-minute documentary that follows the child labourers working in the tanneries

The frustrations of Egyptian filmmakers
Ahram Online explores the limitations that alternative filmmakers face

How Egyptian cinema fails to shed light on Egypt’s copts
Few films in recent times have incorporated Egypt's copts. A closer look at the representation of Christians in Egyptian films finds them wanting

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El Watar: A feast for the senses, nothing more
El Watar only proves that artistic standards are not enough to uphold the quality of a film if it’s devoid of essence

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A Life Surrounded by Art
Sherwet Shafei, owner of the reputable Safarkhan gallery located in Cairo’s glamorous art hub Zamalek, talks to Ahram Online about her journey along many remarkable Egyptian artists

Bahgoury: A Delightful Maverick
Georges Bahgoury exhibits paintings bursting with life at Al Masar gallery in Zamalek. Communicating through fervent colour, his canvases do not simply impress, but induce an edge-of-seat attentiveness

Tache Art: A haven for Egyptian modern art
Determined to bring Egyptian art to the world, Tache Art wants to revolutionise art galleries in Egypt and aims to educate and serve the entire art scene

Music for Charity
Spiros C. Moros Foundation held a musical event with the Cairo Symphony Orchestra, a number of soloists and the Cairo Celebration Choir performing music by Toni Moros

The Hidden Treasures at Cairo Music Library
Situated at the Cairo Opera House grounds in Zamalek, the Music Library is not well-known to the majority of the public. Ahram Online visited the library and discovered the challenges that this cultural institution faces

A Long Walk through the Streets of Egypt
On a mellow evening of fine tunes and poetry recitals, El Sharea band, gave a performance that alternated between sweet nostalgia, irony and sarcasm along with words of bitterness and despair

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