Nehad Selaiha provides some notes on the 9th Festival for Modern Dance Theatre which has just ended
Whither Arab criticism?
Participants at the International Conference for Literary Criticism held recently in Cairo were unable to surmount the crisis confronting their discipline, reports Rania Khallaf
Ein Shams receives top awards
Egyptian director Ibrahim El-Batout's film Ein Shams reaped the top awards at the Taormina and Rotterdam film festivals this week, writes Samir Farid in Taormina
A question of audience
With independent cinema gaining audiences worldwide, will Egypt's filmmakers be able to tap into the new taste for independent film, asks Hani Mustafa