Mohamed Abdel Kareem

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The age of panic

A country faces terrorism and economic problems. A country faces difficulties in education, health, transportation, inflation of prices and currency devaluation – a country where a policeman killed a taxi driver a few days ago because of a dispute over a fare. This same country sees the deaths of dozens of martyrs on its borders …

Mohamed Abdel Kareem

The story of television

In the late 1960s, there were only seven houses in our neighbourhood and the rest of the region was agricultural land. Mr. Atteya, who came from Sharqeya and had the second largest house in the neighbourhood, was the only one who owned a television set in this part of the governorate. No one knew anything …

Mohamed Abdel Kareem

Expanding the scope of Egyptian filmmaking

In an article titled “Happy New Year”, I said that 2015 was a bright year for Egyptian cinema and that I was confident that 2016 would continue to be a success. Since the beginning of 2016, there have been signs that a different type of filmmaker is entering the arena.  News broke out during the last …

Mohamed Abdel Kareem

Lessons learned from 25 January

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the 25 January Revolution, the greatest thing that Egyptians came together, even if some people hate this. Irrespective of the attempts of some to undermine it, or compare it to other incidents, the effect that the revolution left on Egyptians cannot be compared to that of any other incident. …

Mohamed Abdel Kareem

4 tips to keep your TV programme running in Egypt

The continuity of TV programmes is subject to their success and impact on the audience. The longevity of a programme is evidence of its increasing viewership and the audience’s response to it, which contributes to its continuity. Dear reader, you have to completely forget the points above if you want to know the real factors …

Mohamed Abdel Kareem

Happy New Year

Some may disagree with the title of this article, whether they think I mean the past year or the new one. In fact, I am talking about both years. As one of the people from the film industry, I can say they are indeed two happy years, not just one. A quick tour of Egyptian cinema …

Mohamed Abdel Kareem

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