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Review: “Cairo Station” Offers A Startlingly Prophetic Look At Toxic Masculinity


1958 Egyptian classic “Cairo Station” provides an unflinching examination of psychosexual mental illness and gender-based crime.

The Best African Movies, From All 54 African Countries


An epic list of the top African films—from all 54 of Africa's countries.

Interviewing “Tickling Giants” Director Sara Taksler on Standing Up to Abuses of Power


Director Sara Taksler talks about "Tickling Giants", her time filming in Egypt, and standing up to abuses of power with humor.


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