Art Alert: El-Tarzi’s Underground/On the Surface in cinemas for one week only

Winner of the Muhr Arab Award for Best Director at the Dubai Intl Film Festival, Salma El-Tarzi’s feature documentary on unlikely music superstars, the 8%, will be shown in local cinemas 22-28 April 2015 Ahram Online , Sunday 19 Apr 2015 Salma El-Tarzi’s feature documentary on the world of Mahraganat (an emerging style of local music) follows some of the scene’s biggest stars, […]

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Salma in the Square

ABC News, Broadcast: 15/02/2011 Reporter: Mark Corcoran At 33, Salma el Tarzi has never known any other leader. Hosni Mubarak has ruled Egypt with such ruthless authority many call him The Last Pharaoh and very few dared to do anything other than quietly comply with his administration. Criticism, dissent even whispered disagreement would risk attracting the attention of Mubarak’s henchmen, […]

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