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Cherie Blair signs on as executive producer for Jerusalem-set drama 'The Rock Pile'

English-language drama revolves around three boys from different sides of the conflict united by football.

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Venice drama 'A Tramway In Jerusalem' lands at Film Movement (exclusive)

Cross-city transport unties people from different faiths, backgrounds.

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'Advocate' scoops top prize at Docaviv

Chronicle of Israeli human rights lawyer Lea Tsemel eligible for Oscars.

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Screen's Arab Stars of Tomorrow moves to Cairo Film Festival for third edition

The showcase celebrates Arab talent and highlights rising actors and filmmakers from the region.

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Japan's Toei pacts with Saudi Manga Productions on 'The Journey' (exclusive)

The feature-length animation is an epic tale drawn from Saudi folklore.

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The Doha Film Institute unveils spring grants

A total of 31 projects from 28 countries have received DFI support, including two Yemeni films for the first time.

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Anonymous, Film Constellation team with Euro partners for Arab Spring drama (exclusive)

French-Moroccan actor Kamel Labroudi to star as Tunisian street vendor who took his own life as a protest.

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Ethiopian director Yared Zeleke plots 'Sunbirds' (exclusive)

`Zeleke’s drama Lamb premiered in Un Certain Regard in 2015.

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Imax to expand in Saudi Arabia despite moral controversies

“The market potential in Saudi Arabia is enormous.”

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Top Gulf companies team up for 'game-changing' film and TV partnership

Image Nation Abu Dhabi, Majid Al Futtaim and MBC Studios have announced a new alliance.

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'The Golem' directors working on WWII true story drama 'Plan A' (exclusive)

Germany’s Global Screen has international rights.

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Rocket Science, Front Row pact to form Dubai-based production venture YALLA YALLA

Former WIld Bunch exec Rita Dagher joins company as a creative producer.

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'Capernaum', 'Yomeddine' lead Arab cinema Critics Awards nominations

Nadine Labaki and A.B. Shawky’s films gained three nods each.

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Autlook boards SXSW prize-winning doc 'For Sama' (exclusive)

26-year-old Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab’s film has been picked up by Vienna and LA-based Autlook Filmsales.

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Lisa Shiloach-Uzrad named CEO of Israel Film Fund, replaces Katriel Schory

Outgoing incumbent Katriel Schory will attend Cannes with Shiloach-Uzrad.

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AMC, exhibitors continue expansion plans in Saudi Arabia

IPic Entertainment plans to build between 25 and 30 locations throughout kingdom.

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Docaviv 2019 announces 15 titles for Israeli Competition

Yonatan Nir and Dani Menkin’s ’Picture Of His Life’ opens the event.

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Saudi Arabia launches Red Sea International Film Festival

Event to focus on emerging Arab world talent, international storytelling trends.

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