“The University”: Transforming Arab Women Images in Television

Until the early 1990s, Egypt’s domination of the Arab film and television industry had won it the title  of “Hollywood of the Arab East”.   In significant ways, Egyptian drama productions, featured on television screens and in movie theatres, were believed to have been quite vital in promoting traditional Arab and Egyptian-specific lifestyles and experiences.In the past two decades, however, Egypt’s audio-visual fortunes were being markedly diminished by the rise of regional television producti … [Read more...]