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El Ott – The new movie by Ibrahim El Batout – Controversal, shocking and offensive

November 6, 2014 by

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Filmmaker Ibrahim El Batout with Actors and Filmproducers Amr Waked and Salah Al Hanafy (ZAD Communication and Production).   Egyptian Filmmaker Ibrahim El Batout goes with the movie “El Ott” beyond conventional genre boundaries. He provokes. It is his unique creative vision that drives the film. The new crime drama is cruel, strange and dreamlike. […]

Jan Heilig: Syria inside

May 2, 2013 by

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“Syria Inside-The Revolution Movie made by Syrians will be a sarcastic comedy show!” „Mr. President, 97% elected you, what else can you want? – I want to know the names of the missing 3 %.“   With hilarious jokes like this one the Malas Twins, two Syrian comedians, introduce the western public to the all […]

GLOBAL ACTIONS PEACE INITIATIVE 2013

March 19, 2013 by

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GLOBAL ACTIONS PEACE INITIATIVE 2013 STOP THE US/NATO LED WAR-MACHINE FROM IRAQ TO IRAN, AFGHANISTAN TO PAKISTAN, LIBYA TO MALI, PALESTINE TO SOMALIA, SYRIA TO YEMEN, ETC., ETC. STOP THE WAR OF THE 1% BEING WAGED AGAINST THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD STOP THE POLICIES OF SANCTIONS, SIEGE, SURVEILLANCE, DRONE ATTACKS AND DEBT WARFARE SUPPORT […]

Marie – Jeanne Berger: Revolutionary Art Rises from Downtown Cairo Streets

December 17, 2012 by

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“I feel lucky that I as an artist haven’t been persecuted during the time of Mubarak,” says Egyptian cartoonist Makhlouf. “Not like [assassinated Palestinian cartoonist] Naji al-Ali, or [imprisoned and released illustrator] Essam Hanafi. But I also think that if it happened, it means you are stronger than them. I’ll die anyways. If I die […]

Jawaher Al Sudairy and Timo Von Gunten: Eastern Winds

October 31, 2012 by

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Throughout 2011, a rhythmic chant echoed across the Arab lands, as young protesters called for government reform, economic opportunity and political freedom. This wave of demonstrations skipped borders with ease, carried in newspapers and magazines, on Twitter and Facebook, and the airwaves of al Jazeera and al Arabiya. These events came to be known as […]

Exodus Project Session III

October 25, 2012 by

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Hi Everyone, We invite you to an unique event which takes place in the beautiful garden of the Swiss club. It’ll be full of joy and art. – (( entry by invitation only )) – Get your invitation NOW! Let’s celebrate the unity of Artists, who sing for peace and freedom. Enjoy Electronic Music, Reggae […]

Thomas Kukovec: Bye Bye Beirut

September 12, 2012 by

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Only in 2009, Lebanon had an economic growth of 9.5%. According to estimates by the World Bank, economic growth rose by a further 10% in 2010. Yet, many Lebanese still say, “Our country is dying!” In 2010 the airport of Beirut processed 22.6% more passengers, compared to statistics from the previous year. Above all, tourists […]