|Leisure for leisure
Mohamed El-Assyouti finds veteran producer Hussein El-Qala's Awqat Faragh (Leisure) commendable, inasmuch as it addresses the bulk of its audience directly
'A tragedy, like my own'
Rajaa Abdallah Al-Sana'e's debut novel resonates beyond the confines of the claustrophobic Saudi society it depicts, writes Hala Sami
Women lead the show
Nehad Selaiha finds a lot to applaud in the first theatre festival for female directors
What's in a name?
Ibrahim Fathi reviews the dramatisation of the life of Rachel Corrie, the young American activist crushed beneath an Israeli bulldozer