Viola Shafik has seen several post-thawra Arab features that convey a bleak and dystopian vision of the present.
Bavand Karim finds that's Panah Panahi's feature is a prodigal debut from Iranian cinema’s latest auteur and son of Jafar Panahi.
Laëtitia Soula reviews the acidic new comedy from Baya Kasmi, which plays on the Rothian theme of intimate family confessions.
Syrian British novelist Rana Haddad reviews the new feature film from Sally El Hoseini on Netflix.
Film critic and historian Viola Shafik pillories cinematographic voyeurism.
Melissa Chemam reviews the new taboo-busting feature film from Moroccan director Maryam Touzani.
We saw Dina Amer's debut feature film based on the life of Hasna Ait Boulahcen, yet another victim of Wahhabi/Salafi extremism.
Viola Shafik saw the Montpellier CINEMED screening of a new feature in which Haifa Palestinians catch a strange virus.
Karim Goury revels in the new feature from Swedish Egyptian director Tarik Saleh.
Mireille Rebeiz takes issue with the dismal portrayal of Arabs and other Middle Easterners in a Hollywood superhero movie.
As a Muslim American and scholar of Islam, Sarah Eltantawi finds the new series from Mo Amer and Ramy Youssef cathartic.