Al-Ahram Weekly Online
11 - 17 October 2001
Issue No.555
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The Association of Friends of the National Cancer Institute will benefit from the sale of works by the Italian Artist Bruno Fael, whose recent paintings, all of which were inspired by an earlier trip to Egypt, are currently on show at the Stella di Mare hotel in Ain Soukhna..
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The power of silence

Nehad Selaiha cheers a new female director

A voice of her own
Amina Elbendary listens to women retelling traditional folk tales in their own voices

Plain talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

Cairo International Film Festival Programme

Culture Briefs
Contested imagery
Return of Soad
Return of the native
Women alone
Star-studded curtain
Death in exile

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