• There are a million stories to be told from post-revolutionary Egypt but they won’t be told by an Egyptian filmmaker. The narrative of Yousry Nasrallah’s “After the Battle” which he wrote himself and which will have its premiere today in Cannes, held promise: as Egypt is still in the throes of revolutionary fervor an unlikely alliance forms between two people from different ends of the social spectrum who, under normal circumstances, might

  • The revolt sweeping across the Middle East these last couple of years will figure highly at the Cannes Festival, and it’s no coincidence.

    “The Sermon at Tobrouk,” a documentary by French philosopher Bernard “B.H.L.” Henri-Lévy (pictured below in Libya in September 2011) shot over the final eight months which led to the downfall of Kaddafi will be shown as a special screening. Henri-