egyptian cinema

Mahmoud el-Meligy, Egypt’s legendary cinema villain

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 02:28 GMT

Mahmoud el-Meligy is one of the most famous Egyptian actors who performed the role of the villain in Egyptian cinema.

Egypt Today guide to the movies of Eid el Adha and the upcoming period

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 02:02 GMT

Egyptian cinema is started to continue its activities with a number of new movies that was premiered during Eid El-Adha and others is expected be released after it.

Feki: It is time to establish a cinema museum in Egypt

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 - 01:47 GMT

Egypt celebrated the centenary of cinema years ago.

How Egyptian cinema portrayed laborers

Wed, 01 May 2019 - 05:11 GMT

The Egyptian cinema discussed in many films the important role of the labors in society and the difficulties they are exposed to.

A blast from the golden era: Shadya, Abdel Halim teach us etiquette through pictures

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 02:23 GMT

The rare photos, which have circulated for the very first time since 1956, leaving many reminiscing and nostalgic, teach men how to treat women.

Egyptian Film Week in Belgrade achieves huge success

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 04:42 GMT

The Egyptian Film Week held in Belgrade achieved a booming success, and witnessed the attendance of a large number of people.

Veteran actress Madiha Yousri dies at 97

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 11:55 GMT

Egyptian veteran actress, Madiha Yousri, died Tuesday at a Cairo Hospital, Yousri was 97.

Egyptian artist pays homage to Egyptian cinema’s golden age

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 02:37 GMT

Mahmoud Shaltout, known as “Mac Toot”, is an Egyptian artist whose work fascinated people on social media networks.

Legendary film critic Samir Farid; a spark in Egyptian cinema

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 08:35 GMT

Recently honored film critic Samir Farid was an integral part of Egyptian cinema. Egypt Today remembers his exceptional contributions to the industry.

Terrorism, Islamic extremism portrayed by Egyptian cinema (part 1)

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 09:00 GMT

Egypt Today will present to you the most important Egyptian movies that tackle terrorism and Islamic extremism issues.

Today in History: Director Ahmed Badrakhan Birthday

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 07:59 GMT

Today marks the birthday of the legendary director Ahmed Badrakhan.

El Gouna to host int’l film festival, filmmaking workshops

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 07:48 GMT

El Gouna Red Sea resort awaits a major film festival in September that will put it on the map of international screening venues as well as tourist destinations.

Death anniversary of intellectual actor Nour el-Sherif

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 11:54 GMT

Veteran Egyptian actor Nour el-Sherif was a true star who gained the love of the audience across the silver screen, TV and theater.

1st death anniversary of veteran director Mohamed Khan

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 - 12:06 GMT

Among other from his generation, Mohamed Khan (October 26, 1942 – July 26, 2016) lead the movement of Realism in Egyptian Cinema.

Horob Edtrary broke the Egyptian box office’s records

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 09:19 GMT

Horob Edtrary, a new Egyptian film starring Ahmed El Sakka, made LE 43 million ($2.3 million) on Sunday.

Paris film screening remembers director Mohammed Khan

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 - 09:50 GMT

In memory of the late Egyptian director Mohamed Khan, Mawassem du Cinema Arabe in Paris will be screening his film "The Girl of the Factory."

Egyptian film “Sheikh Jackson” to show at Cannes

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 09:44 GMT

Egyptian film “Sheikh Jackson,” starring Ahmed El-Fishawy, will be screened at Cannes Film Festival.

Egypt on Celluloid

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 - 03:13 GMT

With the earliest film projections using a Lumière Brothers’ cinematograph at the Toussoun Exchange in Alexandria on November 15 1896, Egypt witnessed the birth of filmmaking and screenings in their formative days, and quickly helped the industry grow bec

Cheap comedy dominates Egyptian cinema

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 - 03:18 GMT

Egyptian cinema was formerly known as one of the most prestigious cinema industries in the world to the extent that it used to stand in competition with Hollywood movies.

An all hearing-impaired cast stars in an Egyptian movie

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 - 01:56 GMT

For the first time in Egyptian cinema a local film will feature an all-hearing impaired cast, , Al Monitor reported on Monday.