Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2011: Short dreams

Short films have always had their place in the history of film. In particular,...


Remembering Naujib Mahfouz at ADFF

Naujib Mahfouz, Egypt’s celebrated novelist and master short story writer...


Watching people watching you

This was written for Read, the Dubai Metro newspaper. Picture courtesy...


Contemporary arts in the Arab World: A Virtual Majlis

Here's a rather long treatise (it really is a treatise) on contemporary arts in...