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Lumet's classic films evoke corruption and injustice in Egypt
The prolific filmmaker Sydney Lumet, who passed away on Saturday 9 April, left us with masterpieces that expose corruption and injustice, themes which reverberate in Egyptian society today  
In and out of the room: The life of a hangman
In Dina Hamza’s latest documentary “In and out of the room” a rare story unfolds of the life of the man whose job is to take lives

Short films compete in 'Moscars Al Hurria' festival
'Moscars' film festival is an initiative by two medical students, who have built up a large and enthusiastic community to share and discuss films on their website 3738Life

Egyptian filmmakers rush to document the revolution
Egypt's filmmakers are thronging to record the manifold stories of the Egyptian revolution on celluloid

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Egyptian actor Amr Waked on the revolution, politics and acting
In a one-on-one interview with Amr Waked, the popular actor who participated in the revolution from day 1, reveals he is a founding member of the National Front for Justice and Democracy and discusses their aims and objectives

Fasel Wa Na'oud: A feeble imitation of 'Memento'
Karim Abdel Aziz's latest endeavour fails to engage or match up to his previous action comedies

Egyptian revolution goes ‘Wireless’
Spanish artist Xavier Puigmarti exhibition ‘Wireless’ is on at the Mashrabia Art gallery, a tribute to the Egyptian Revolution

Art Zone - helping students explore their talents
The second annual exhibition of Art Zone opened with a collection of the work of students, many of whom are, slowly but surely, turning from amateurs into semi-professionals

Witty and clever cartoons make fun of old regime
Mocking the dictatorship and the Mubarak regime, talented artists from the Arab world and the West have joined forces to present 'Caricature of the Revolution' at L'Atelier Du Caire

Cairo Celebration Choir pays homage to Egyptian composers
Conducted by Nayer Nagui, the Cairo Celebration Choir is both reviving and celebrating the work of Egyptian composers and traditional Arabic music

Bach wins again in Cairo
On 7 April the Cairo Opera House Small Hall gave the audience a Chamber Orchestra Concert. Musicians from the Cairo Symphony Orchestra performed works by Johann Sebastian Bach followed by Mendelssohn’s Symphony no. 5

Festival proves 'revolutionary ' in name but not in content
The Peaceful Revolution Music Festival (Volume 1) featured four bands at El Sawy Culturewheel. The festival organisers were aiming to "celebrate peace in Egypt, and soon the whole world”

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