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Omar Sharif

'Middle East Now': Changing the World, One Film at a Time

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Personally, I feel that the elusive "peace" -- along with inseparable companions, justice and equality -- in the region will come out of what one filmmaker calls "artistic resistance."

Live from the Dubai International Film Festival: Thursday, Dec. 12

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film festival is one of the few places where you can take a trip around the world in the course of a day, without ever leaving a mall multiplex. ...

The Other Marilyn Monroe

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Rym Tina Ghazal

She was a screen sex goddess from a golden era of Egyptian cinema, one whose talent and presence was captured in both glamours black-and-white and glorious technicolor.

Omar Sharif: The Last Great Arab Movie Star?

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.14.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Sharif is wonderfully evasive and refuses to say anything that can be used as a slogan for institutions or to promote an organization.

Ridha Behi's Always Brando at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival: Spellbinding

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

Some films can infuse us with their magic even before we have a chance to watch them. Personally, it may be an image, the mystery of its title or a particular theme which will create in this cinema lover a craving only satiated by watching the film.

WATCH: Hollywood Legend Slaps Woman On Camera

TMZ | Posted 12.27.2011 | Celebrity

Hollywood legend Omar Sharif lost his cool at a film festival in Qatar this morning ... and angrily slapped a woman right on the red carpet. ...

Egyptian Divorcées, Girls Only, Burst Onto Web Radio Scene

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Motalakat is an online radio station launched by Mahasen Saber, a thirty-something Egyptian divorcée and mother for other Egyptian women.

Omar Sharif Refuses To Pay Civil Judgement

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Egyptian actor Omar Sharif will refuse to pay a 455,000-dollar civil judgement made against him stemming from a scuffle with a Beverly Hills valet, th...