Berlinale is scheduled to take place between 11 and 21 February, with one of the principal aims of the event to foster understanding, tolerance, and acceptance, the organisers revealed. Read it ⇝
From Palestine, 3000 Nights, Mai Masri's feature film will screen on Sunday at the European Film Market at the ongoing Berlin International Film Festival. Read it ⇝
The celebrated actor, singer and author Christopher Lee died on Sunday morning after being hospitalised for heart failure and respiratory problems at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, according to British media reports. Read it ⇝
A drama about an attack on a mosque is headlining the third Saudi Film Festival, which opens Thursday amid hopes the conservative kingdom may finally allow public cinemas. Read it ⇝
Google celebrates what would have been Seif Wanly's 109th birthday with one of his artworks, 'Untitled,' painted around 1950. Read it ⇝
The Italian documentary Magic Arena (2014) was among the world premieres screened during the 36th Cairo International Film Festival (8-18 November). A 2014 production directed by Andrea Prandstraller and Niccolo Bruna, Magic Arena documents the making of the Aida opera performance that premiered on 14 June 2013 at the Arena di Verona, the first-century Roman amphitheatre in Verona, Italy.
French actress Marion Cotillard on Wednesday denied any involvement in the sudden split between Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, wishing that the two will "find peace," and confirming her pregnancy with her long-time partner.
A few dozen cinephiles gathered at Zawya Wednesday evening for the opening reception of the 7th Panorama of the European Film. Read it ⇝
ADEF (Arab Digital Expression Foundation) will celebrate six years in Cairo with an arts and technology festival on 23 June. Read it ⇝
Egyptian band The Gypsy Jazz Project is set to perform alongside singer Dalia Farid at ROOM Art Space on 17 June.