Topic: Arab Cinema

Director Nabil Ayouch at the Cannes Film Festival (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/I. Langsdon)

Nabil Ayouch's film "Much Loved"

Sinner or saint?

Omar Sharif (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Medichini)

Obituary: Omar Sharif

Egypt's sun has set

From left: Danielle Kitzis, Eran Riklis and Tawfeek Barhum (photo: NFP (Filmwelt))

Film review: "Dancing Arabs" by Eran Riklis

Dancing at two weddings

Sara Ishaq (photo: Nader Alsarras)

Interview with the Yemeni director Sara Ishaq

"Yemen is like a garden that was full of weeds"

Still from the film "Eyes of a Thief"

Palestinian feature film "Eyes of a Thief"

A political family drama

Samir (photo: Berlinale)

Interview with filmmaker Samir

An Iraqi odyssey

Scene from Ibrahim El Batout's film "El Ott" (source: zad communication & production)

Ibrahim El Batout's film "El Ott"

"We sell people, we sell souls"

Two Palestinian boys on a film set with a camera (photo: Palestinian Social Cinema Arts Association)

Protest and culture in Palestine

Make art, not war

Poster for the film "Ladder to Damascus" by Mohammad Malas

Mohammad Malas's film "Ladder to Damascus"

Between dream and disaster

Cover of the book "Contemporary Artists – Arab World" (source: Steidl-Verlag)

Book review: "Contemporary Artists – Arab World"

Perceptions of reality

A girl holds up a poster of Amina al-Filali, victim of rape and forced marriage in Morocco (photo: Naqi Tbel)

Women in Morocco

Rape victims no longer forced to marry their aggressors

Still from the film "Freedom Bus" (photo: dropoutcinema)

Documentary film: "Freedom Bus"

On the rocky road to democracy

Poster for the documentary film “Not Who We Are” by Carol Mansour (source: Forward Film Production)

Documentary film: "Not Who We Are"

Lost time in Lebanon

Film scene from “Bethlehem” (photo: real fiction film distribution)

Israeli cinema: "Bethlehem"

Beloved enemy

Scene from "Al Oustadh" (copyright: Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud)

North Africa and the Arab Spring in Film

Between Rebellion and Ideals

Caroline Link's Film "Exit Marrakech"

Understanding the Cultural "Other"