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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...
Author and screenwriter Waḥīd Ḥāmid passed away at the age of 77 on January 2. He is considered one of the most important and prominent people in Egyptian Cinema with regards to countering terrorism and the extremism of political Islam.
Shaykh Ramaḍān ʿAbd al-Muʿiz in al-Azhar garb sat among some men of the armed forces, telling them about the moderate nature of Islam and exonerating Ibn Taymiyya from the takfiris’ usage of his fatwas [fatwā].  The scene came in episode 20 of the television series “The Choice,” which tells the...
Egyptian actor and singer Muḥammad Ramaḍān sparked controversy, after a picture of him seemingly embracing Israeli singer Omer Adam, while on a trip to the UAE was posted online.  Egyptian and Arab intellectuals and actors criticized Ramaḍān, stressing that normalization is a disgrace and betrayal...
Al-Rīmās Film Production Company has completed all its preparations for the film "The Pope" including preparing costumes for characters, building appropriate sets, and obtaining all the approvals and permits for filming from the necessary authorities. The film is based on the life of Pope Shinūda...
The Coptic Orthodox archdiocese of Samālūt headed by Archbishop Pevnotios [Bifnūtiyūs] has announced that it is beginning to prepare on a film called Martyrs of Faith and the Homeland [Shuhadāʾ al-Imān wa al-Waṭan] with the blessings of the Church and Pope Tawāḍrūs II.

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