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Mass demonstration on Tahrir Square (photo: Reuters)

Revolutionary Films in the Arab World

Taking Stock

What is the significance of film during and after revolutions? In recent years, many films have been made in Egypt and Tunisia, although the viewpoints of the filmmakers could hardly be more different. By Irit NeidhardtMore

The Mugamma in Cairo (photo: Damon Taylor/Wikipedia)

Remarks on Sherif Arafa's ''Terrorism and Kebab''

Conformist Provocations

Sherif Arafa's Terrorism and Kebab from 1992 is one of the few Egyptian film comedies to date to attract international attention. With the current upheavals in the Middle East, the film is now being touted in the press and elsewhere as an early critical work. An objection by Irit NeidhardtMore