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The Other Fayrouz (1943 – 2016) Posted by on Feb 11, 2016

   Ahlan أهــْــلاً, Arabic lovers! In today’s post, I am going to give you a small synopsis about someone who left our world some days ago. “Miracle of the Egyptian Cinema مــعــجــزة الــســيــنــمــا الــمــصــريــة” was her nickname. Perouz Artin Kalfayan بــيــروز أرتــن كــالــفــايــان is her name as she was born to an Armenian family from…

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Faten Hamama: (1931 – 2015) Posted by on Jan 18, 2015

   Ahlan Arabic lovers! Last night on 17 January, 2015, a great and distinguished Egyptian and Arab figure left our world aged 83 years old. She was an actress that was given the nickname of “Lady of the Arabic Screen ســَـــيــدة الــشــاشــة الــعــربــيـــة“. She made her first performance when she was just seven years old…

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Listening Comprehension Exercise: The Cairo International Film Festival Posted by on Nov 20, 2014

شــَــاهــِــدْ الــفــِــيــديــُــو ، ثــُــمَّ أجـِــبْ عـَــن الأســئــلــة الــتــَّــالــِــيــَـــة : Watch this video and then answer the following questions: الأســـْـــئــِـــلــة Questions مــَــا هــِــىَ أهــَــمــِــيــَّــة مــَــهــْــرَجــَــان الــقــَــاهــِــرَة الــســِــيــنــمــَــائــِــي ؟       1) What is the importance of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF)? مــَــتــى تــَــأســَّـــسَ مــَــهــْــرَجــَــان الــقــَــاهــِــرَة الــســِــيــنــمــَــائــِــى ؟  2) When was the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF)…

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Ismail Yasin; (1912 – 1972) Posted by on Sep 16, 2012

    Ismail Yasin إسـمــاعــيــــل يــاســيـــن was a very famous Egyptian actor and monologist. He was born on  the 15th of September, 1912 in Suez City. His father was a middle class jeweler. His mother died when he was still a little child and his step-mother used to hurt him. Like most children of the time…

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