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4 Fabulous Books to Enjoy by the Beach

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The best thing about going on a vacation that you can do any sort of activity that you like. From chilling by the beach to long walks under the moon light. Some of us out there reading a book by the beach is literally heaven; and since we always have something for everyone, we made you a list of 4 different books to enjoy with the sound of crashing waves.

So, whether you are a book warm or not that much into reading, you will find something in there that you will like:

Milk and honey:

Milk and honey is a poetry book written by Rupi Kaur. The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter narrates a different kind of experience. You can definitely finish this book in a couple of hours, be careful tho because it might drags you in a roller coaster of emotions.

The Lover’s Dictionary:

 

The Lover’s Dictionary is the first adult by David Levithan. This modern love story is told entirely dictionary entries. It is a pretty small book; however, it shows you all the details of the different stages lovers go through.

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck:

The name says it all, doesn’t it?

The second book by blogger and author Mark Manson. In this book, Manson criticizes the culture of mindless positivity that isn’t practical or helpful for most people. The author relies on his personal experience to illustrate his point of view.

The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait:

The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait is an illustrated journal created by Frida herself where she expressed lots of dreams, wishes and thoughts. The journal also reflects on her stormy relationship with her husband, artist Diego Rivera, along with 70 mesmerizing watercolor illustrations.

Vacation is just getting started, so pick up a book and enjoy some good reading by the beach

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The Egyptian Film ‘Photocopy” makes it to London

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The Egyptian Film “Photocopy” made it to London and is set to screen on the 13th of December, the movie was first premiered at the Gouna Film Festival and was awarded the Golden Star for Best Arabic Feature Narrative Film. 

The film is written by Haitham Dabbour, directed by Tamer Ashry and starred Mahmoud Hemeida, Sherine Reda, Farah Youssef, Aly Tayeb and Ahmed Dash, among others.

The plot revolves around an elder man who led a normal life as a data-entry typist in a governmental job and was never married. When he decides to retire early and opens a photocopy shop, his life takes a new turn and he manages to change the depressing reality of his lifestyle. 

Dabbour explains that the movie tackles issues that concern the elderly and thus opening new topics that were portrayed in the Egyptian cinema, he also added that it was challenging for him to try and maintain high artistic sides and still make it entertaining for the audience. But it’s fair to say that he successfully achieved that; seeing how the script got nominated for the Sawiris Cultural Awards, and it should be praised for he has been working on it since 2013. 

Hopefully the film can create more hits during its screening in London and generate more admiration not only to the script, but to the overall work of the crew that will reflect the Egyptian creativity in filmmaking. 

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Rami Malek, Egypt’s pride and joy!

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Rami Malek’s nomination for a Golden Globe, leaves us once again feeling proud! 

Rami Malek got nominated for a Golden Globe award as Best Actor in a Motion picture- Drama, for his role in this year’s hit, Bohemian Rhaosody, as Freddie Mercury. The movie is also nominated for the Best Motion Picture, but we all know who we will be rooting for during the awards, Rami Malek! The Egyptian heritage, who got to perform such an iconic role in a movie recommended by the whole world. 

Malek explained during an interview that in order for him to nail such a role, he actually watched Mercury’s original 1985 Live Aid performance more than 1.500 times! Talk about persistence ladies and gentlemen, can we be more any proud? 

He also added: “That’s something we tried to get move for move, even just gesture for gesture perfectly.

“It felt like I had it in my bones and I didn’t want to keep going back to it. It felt like sometimes you would lose a little bit of the authenticity if you tried to nail it so perfectly.” Rami Malek is nominated along with other outstanding celebrities, Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born, Willem Dafoe in At Eternity’s Gate, Lucas Hedges in Boy Erased and John David Washington in BlacKkKlansman. But we hope to celebrate his win nonetheless, and soon! 

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El-Deif makes Egypt proud at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

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El-Deif lands its first Award in the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

“El-Deif” a movie directed by Hadi Elbagoury and written by journalist Ibrahim Eissa, took part in the 22nd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia, making it the first and only Egyptian film to be participating in such a worldwide competition. The film didn’t only make it to a full house screening during the world premiere, but it was also granted the Public Award.

The film starred Khaled El Sawy, Shereen Reda and the uprising young faces, Ahamed Malek and Jamila Awad along with the guests of honor Maged El Kedwany and Mohamed Mamdouh. The plot revolves around a young man who goes to a family dinner and events escalate from there in an odd and unpredicted direction.

It’s important to highlight the fact that the festival is an A-rated one and it presents around 250 film and 300 short and animated movies, this is why such a participation and win is a huge deal and gives Egypt utter pride to be witnessing Egyptian movies making it to worldwide film festivals.

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