Al-Ahram Weekly Online
21 - 27 March 2002
Issue No.578
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Nation unto what?
Two documentaries by Palestinian filmmaker Nizar Hassan were shown this week in Cairo. Amina Elbendary watched, perplexed

View from the top
There is nothing wrong with entertainment, believes Hani Metawie, head of Al-Beit Al-Fanni lil Masrah. And nothing wrong with the state theatre sector that a little restructuring can't cure, he tells Youssef Rakha

The International Reggae Music Festival, which opened last night at the Cairo Opera House, will continue till Sunday. --read on--

Dancing wet spot of colour
By Nigel Ryan

Plain talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

Agatha Christie in Iraq
"How much I have loved that part of the world": an exhibition on Dame Agatha Christie's life in the Middle East reveals an intriguing involvement, writes David Tresilian from London


Tharwat Abaza (1927-2002)
Van Leo (Leon Boyadjian)
Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002)
Children and Palestine
Marquez in Cairo?
More dialogue
Audio poetry

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