Interviews with Nadia Eliwat and Sophie Boutros - Writers of MAHBAS - Solitaire

Interviews with Nadia Eliewat and Sophie Boutros – Writers of MAHBAS – Solitaire

MAHBAS – Solitaire is a tragicomic tale of the engagement-gone-wrong between a young Lebanese woman and her Syrian suitor. Samer and his parents travel to the provincial Lebanese village home of sweetheart Ghada, to formally ask for her hand in marriage. Haunted by the memory of her brother – who died 20 years ago at the hands […]

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Deana Nassar Interviews Filmmaker Nagwa Ibrahim

  Nagwa Ibrahim is an Egyptian-American filmmaker as well as an immigration and criminal defense attorney. When legal advocacy proved to be not quite enough to satisfy her creativity Nagwa went back to school to study film and after writing and directing several of her own short films, she launched WitNas Productions, a visual media […]

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Arab Films at Cannes 2016

This year’s Cannes Film Festival  is set to showcase a variety of Arab films from all over the Middle East. There is one Arab film in the Cannes Official Selection, Eshtebak (Clash) by Egyptian director Mohamed Diab, set to be the opening film for the festival’s “Un Certain Regard”. This movie is a highly anticipated political […]

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