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While the Israeli war machine relentlessly claims Palestinian lives, Netflix has released a docu-series depicting the life of Prophet Moses and the “tragedy” of the Israelites in Egypt.
The works of Egyptian author, Ibrāhīm ʿĪsa, tend to cause controversy when they are adapted into movies, as he is known for being outspoken on thorny religious issues, and often comes under harsh criticism and accusations of attempting to shake religious beliefs.
Rev. Andrea Zakī, the president of the Coptic Evangelical community in Egypt, said that President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s visit to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral on Christmas Eve is a model of bringing true citizenship from words into action, and confirms that all Egyptians from all religious...
On Tuesday (August 29), Pope Tawāḍrūs II of the Coptic Orthodox Church attended the official inauguration of the movie al-Tilmīdh, screened at the theater of Anbā Rūwīs at the St. Mark Cathedral in al-ʿAbbāsīya. The movie focuses on the biography of St. Tādrus, the student of Anbā Bākhūmyūs, who...
On Tuesday evening (August 29), Pope Tawāḍrūs II of the Coptic Orthodox Church attended the premiere of the movie al-Tilmīdh, screened at the theater of Anbā Rūwīs at the St. Mark Cathedral in al-ʿAbbāsīya.
The Lady of Heaven was able to provoke controversy since its premiere last week in Britain. The film has sparked many protests across the country, where over 120,000 people signed a petition calling for the film to be banned because it touched on Islamic sanctities in an inappropriate way. In...
The promo of the film al-Sirb (The Squadron) received a substantial number of views on social media sites just minutes after it was posted. The film tells the story of the Egyptian army’s epic pursuit of terrorist Hishām ‘Ashmāwī in Derna, Libya. The producer Tāmir Mursī posted on his page, saying...
Thāʿr, translated roughly as “the avenging of a murdered family member,” continues to cast a shadow over society despite the information revolution and the rise in education.  In Upper Egypt, it continues to be increasingly deadly as people stick to their parents and grandparents’ traditions.
February 15, 2015, still and will always remain a vivid memory for every Egyptian, especially Christians. On this day, ISIS broadcasted a video clip of the slaughter of the kidnapped 20 Egyptian Copts at the hands of terrorism in Libya. President ʿAbd al-Fatāh al-Sīsī’s response was extremely firm...
The history of the late Waḥīd Ḥāmid’s works shows that he was a role model for artists and creative types.  He knew, according to the title of his early film “Man Only Lives Once” (1981) that the intellectual’s intense struggle with power would bring an end to the stable life that he had wanted to...

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