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Review: Egypt’s First Animated Feature “The Knight and the Princess” Champions Arab Storytelling

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"The Knight and the Princess" offers entertaining storytelling and a win for Arab representation in global animated cinema.

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

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

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

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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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