HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff

picture info

Muna Wassef
Muna Wassef
Muna Wassef
(Mona Wassef, Mouna Wasef) (Arabic: منى واصف‎) is a Syrian stage, film and television actress. She was born on 1 February 1942, as Muna Mustafa Wassef Jelmran. She is also a United Nations Goodwill ambassador.[1] Wassef is an icon in the Arab
Arab
world and the Middle East. Wassef had become the highest-paid actress in the Arab World
Arab World
since the end of the 1970s until the year 2000; now she is one of the highest-paid actresses
[...More...]

picture info

Damascus
Damascus
Damascus
(/dəˈmæskəs/; Arabic: دمشق‎ Dimashq [diˈmaʃq], Syrian: [dˈməʃe(ː)ʔ]) is the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic; it is likely also the country's largest city, following the decline in population of Aleppo
Aleppo
due to the battle for the city. It is commonly known in Syria
Syria
as ash-Sham (Arabic: الشام‎ ash-Shām) and nicknamed as the City of Jasmine
Jasmine
(Arabic: مدينة الياسمين‎ Madīnat al-Yāsmīn). In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world,[4] Damascus
Damascus
is a major cultural centre of the Levant
Levant
and the Arab world
[...More...]

Hatem Ali
Hatem Ali (Arabic: حاتم علي‎) (born June 2nd 1962) is a Syrian actor
[...More...]

Doha Tribeca Film Festival
The Doha
Doha
Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF) was an annual five-day film festival that was organised from 2009 to 2012 to promote Arab
Arab
and international films, and to develop a sustainable film industry in Qatar.[1] One of Qatar's largest entertainment events, it attracted over 50,000 guests in 2010.[2] The festivals were organised by the Doha Film Institute (DFI), which was founded by Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani[3] which implements, consolidates and oversees film initiatives in Qatar
[...More...]

picture info

Anthony Quinn
Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001),[1] more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican-American actor, painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including La Strada, The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek, Guns for San Sebastian, Lawrence of Arabia, The Shoes of the Fisherman, The Message, Lion of the Desert, Last Action Hero and A Walk in the Clouds
[...More...]

picture info

Irene Papas
Irene Papas
Irene Papas
or Irene Pappas (Greek: Ειρήνη Παππά; born 3 September 1926) is a retired Greek actress and occasional singer, who has starred in over 70 films in a career spanning more than 50 years. She became famous in Greece, and then an international star of feature films such as The Guns of Navarone and Zorba the Greek. She was a powerful presence as a Greek heroine in films including The Trojan Women, Iphigenia, and played the eponymous parts in Antigone (1961) and Electra (1962). Papas won Best Actress awards in 1961 at the Berlin International Film Festival for Antigone and in 1971 from the National Board of Review for The Trojan Women
[...More...]

picture info

Middle East International Film Festival
Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
Film Festival (ADFF) (Arabic: مهرجان أبو ظبي السينمائي‎), formerly Middle East International Film Festival, is an international film festival which started in 2007. The event is held annually in October in the city of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
[...More...]

picture info

Cairo International Film Festival
The Cairo
Cairo
International Film Festival (Arabic: مهرجان القاهرة السينمائي الدولي‎) is an annual internationally accredited film festival held in Cairo
Cairo
Opera House. It was established in 1976 and has taken place every year since its inception, except for 2011 and 2013, when it was cancelled due to budget limitations and political instability[1][2]. It is the only international competitive feature film festival recognized by the FIAPF in the Arab
Arab
world and Africa, as well as the oldest in this category. The 39th edition took place from November 21-30, 2017. The film The Mountain Between Us was screened during the opening ceremony of the festival
[...More...]

picture info

Dubai International Film Festival
The Dubai
Dubai
International Film Festival (DIFF) is the leading film festival in the region. The 12th edition of DIFF took place from December 9 – 16, 2015.Contents1 Overview 2 Film programme 3 Dubai
Dubai
Film Market 4 ReferencesOverview[edit] The DIFF is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE
UAE
Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai
[...More...]

Damascus International Film Festival
The Damascus
Damascus
International Film Festival (Arabic: مهرجان دمشق السينمائي الدولي‎) is a biannual November film festival hosted by the government of Syria
Syria
since 1979. The festival was established by the late Syrian film director Muhammad Shahin. It alternates with the Carthage Film Festival. Up to 1999, the festival's competition focused on films from Arab countries, Latin America and Asia
[...More...]

picture info

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh
Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Al Maktoum
(Arabic: محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم; Muḥammad bin Rāshid al Maktūm; born 15 July 1949), is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai.[3] Since his accession in 2006, after the death of his brother Sheikh
Sheikh
Maktoum, he has undertaken reforms in the UAE's government, starting with the UAE Federal Government Strategy in April 2007. In 2010 he launched the UAE vision 2021 with the aim of making the UAE one of the best countries in the world by 2021.[4] He is responsible for the growth of Dubai
Dubai
into a global city,[5] as well as the launch of a number of major enterprises including Emirates Airline, DP World, and the Jumeirah Group
[...More...]

Moustapha Akkad
Moustapha Al Akkad (Arabic: مصطفى العقاد‎; July 1, 1930 – November 11, 2005) was a Syrian American
Syrian American
film producer and director, best known for producing the original series of Halloween films and directing Mohammad, Messenger of God
Mohammad, Messenger of God
and Lion of the Desert. He was killed along with his daughter Rima Al Akkad Monla in the 2005 Amman
Amman
bombings.[1][2]Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Death 4 Filmography 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Al Akkad was born on July 1, 1930 in Aleppo, Syria.[3] He received his high school degree from the Aleppo
Aleppo
American College
[...More...]

picture info

Arab World
The Arab world
Arab world
(Arabic: العالم العربي‎ al-ʿālam al-ʿarabī; formally: Arab homeland, الوطن العربي al-waṭan al-ʿarabī),[7][8][9] also known as the Arab nation (الأمة العربية al-ummah al-ʿarabīyyah), the Arabsphere or the Arab states,[10] currently consists of the 22 Arabic-speaking countries that make up the members of the Arab League.[6] These countries occupy the Middle East,
[...More...]

picture info

Arab
Historically: Arabian mythology (Hubal · al-Lāt · Al-‘Uzzá · Manāt · Other Goddesses) Predominantly: Islam (Sunni · Shia · Sufi · Ibadi · Alawite · Ismaili) Sizable minority: Christianity (Eastern Orthodox · Maronite · Coptic Orthodox · Greek Orthodox · Greek Catholic · Chaldean Christian) Smaller minority: Other monotheistic religions (Druze · Bahá'í Faith · Sabianism · Bábism · Mandaeism)Related ethnic groupsOther Afroasiatic-speaking peoplesa Arab
Arab
ethnicity should not be confused with non- Arab
Arab
ethnicities that are also native to the Arab
Arab
world.[30] b Not all Arabs
Arabs
are Muslims
Muslims
and not all Muslims
Muslims
are Arabs
[...More...]

picture info

Film Director
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film. A film director controls a film's artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the screenplay (or script) while guiding the technical crew and actors in the fulfillment of that vision. The director has a key role in choosing the cast members, production design, and the creative aspects of filmmaking.[1] Under European Union
European Union
law, the director is viewed as the author of the film.[2] The film director gives direction to the cast and crew and creates an overall vision through which a film eventually becomes realized, or noticed. Directors need to be able to mediate differences in creative visions and stay within the boundaries of the film's budget. There are many pathways to becoming a film director. Some film directors started as screenwriters, cinematographers, film editors or actors. Other film directors have attended a film school. Directors use different approaches
[...More...]

picture info

Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States.[5] Founded after the American Revolution
American Revolution
as the seat of government of the newly independent country, Washington was named after George Washington, the first president of the
[...More...]

.