Culture

Luka Baum
Throughout history, music has always been a reflection of the political or social movements, and Lebanon and its recent uprising is no exception. Yet after the demonstrations came to an end, what is left of revolutionary music? What can music bring in a country where hope seems to be lost for a youth heavily betrayed by its political cartel?
Reed Matar
The Cairo International Book Fair attracted record crowds, despite the many banned books and silenced voices of writers and publishers. Some have been deported from the country altogether. Meanwhile, the Saudi pavilion had no fears of being accused of extremism.
Eman Adel
“What makes the attack on the film laughable is the fact that it is a remake of the Italian movie Perfect Strangers, which was shown at the 2016 Cairo Film Festival, winning both the Best Screenplay Award and the Golden Pyramid Award for Best Film, and went on to be screened in Egyptian cinema.”
Diana Moukalled
“This project will never be silent. They can kill Lokman, yet not his ideas. We will continue. Lokman will live forever.”
Nadine Abdallah
Indeed, it is in part a consequence of this cultural struggle that one can witness the emergence of one of Iranian cinema’s most important themes: despair.
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني