Saibal Chatterjee: An actor and an icon
Filmgoers outside Egypt also remember him for his performances in The Hunger (1986), a film adapted from a Naguib Mahfouz novel set in Cairo in the first decade of the 20th century. He was born in June 1946 and studied to be an agricultural scientist.
Tunisians are being encouraged to read by turning taxis into libraries
In collaboration with E-Taxi, an Uber-style cab-hailing service, YallaRead has put books in a select number of cabs like Mzoughi's, giving passengers the chance to skim a few pages of Paulo Coelho or Naguib Mahfouz from the comfort of the backseat.
Interview: Chinese cinema very rich, filmmaking cooperation with China necessary: Cairo Film Festival's president
With 204 contesting films from 61 countries, the CIFF jury will award the Golden Pyramid for best film, the Silver Pyramid for best director, the Bronze Pyramid for best first or second work of a director, Naguib Mahfouz Prize for best screenplay, as ...
Book Review: An Arab Spring version of Aladdin?
Then the Arabian Nights stories have themselves been retold from everyone from Robert Louis Stevenson to Naguib Mahfouz to Hanan al-Shaykh. This version only takes this tradition further, while tempering the fantasy with some uncomfortable doses of ...