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Cannes and the world we live in
Annual festival showcases films that help us understand the political turmoil and violence gripping the world.
Last updated: 18 May 2014 13:06 GMT
Whose country is it anyway?
The youth of post-revolution Egypt are puffed with pride at what it now means to be Egyptian.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2011 15:29 GMT
The acting legend, now in his 70s, is still active in Western and Egyptian cinema.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2007 08:39 GMT
Omar Sharif wins lifetime award
Film legend Omar Sharif, screen heartthrob of Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia, was the toast of the Venice Film Festival on Friday when he was awarded a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2003 09:17 GMT
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