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Arab Spring-Cannes

Cannes’ Middle East films show Arab Spring unfurl

The "Arab Spring" is the focus of two movies at Cannes this year as film makers present tentative steps towards democracy on the big screen, one year after political upheaval in Libya and Egypt.

May 27, 2012 11:31
 
Baghdad Film Festival turns eye to Human Rights

Baghdad Film Festival turns eye to Human Rights

In a country where there still isn't a single public cinema, where detainees complain of torture and militants blow people up because of their sect, supporters of Iraq's first human rights film festival know they face a tough task.

February 27, 2012 1:05
 
The Six Degrees of… Robert Rock

The Six Degrees of… Robert Rock

How is the new golf champion, Robert Rock, connected with two of GQ’s best dressed men and an Aussie triple threat actress? Check out this new champion’s six degrees.

January 31, 2012 6:02
 
The question of piracy: intellectual property infringement or an outdated  understanding of the internet?

The question of piracy: intellectual property infringement or an outdated understanding of the internet?

We invest hundreds of millions of dollars to deliver the content you see across our 90 channels. We should be entitled to a return on that investment...Intellectual Property Crime is not a victimless crime says OSN CEO David Butorac.

December 22, 2011 4:21
 
Piracy in the Middle East: The way forward

Piracy in the Middle East: The way forward

Middle Eastern networks are still living in the dark ages when it comes to providing legal online content says Tom Paye.

December 21, 2011 1:00
 
Dubai’s 8th run at a DIFF-erent perspective on films

Dubai’s 8th run at a DIFF-erent perspective on films

Eight years on, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) may have created a global profile for itself attracting a handful of indie films but it's still definitely a work in progress.

December 12, 2011 4:51
 
Top 10 must-watch movies of DIFF 2011

Top 10 must-watch movies of DIFF 2011

In no particular rank, we bring you ten movies you should see during the Dubai International Film Festival. From drama to documentary, here’s our DIFF ‘must-watch’ list.

December 10, 2011 5:28
 
Drive-in cinemas: a car brand hopes you get star-struck

Drive-in cinemas: a car brand hopes you get star-struck

What will it take for you to get intimate with Lexus? Well, it hopes you'll cozy up with it at the movies.

July 18, 2011 3:40
 
DC Comics vs. Marvel Comics

DC Comics vs. Marvel Comics

Comic fandom was all set for the Middle East’s first Comic Convention this month. The regional unrest, however, has prompted organisers to push it back to yearend. We’re giving you a taste of things to come though pitting DC Comics and Marvel Comics against each other.

April 28, 2011 4:41
 
The Six Degrees of… Abbas Kiarostami

The Six Degrees of… Abbas Kiarostami

The Gulf Film Festival is hosting a Master Class with internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. Kipp finds out how he’s connected to a would-be actor/politician and a Russian Shayk.

April 13, 2011 5:47
 
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