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Egyptian Film Explores What Other Movies Overlook: Complexities Outside Of Tahrir Square. CAIRO -- When Egyptian director Ahmad Abdalla decided to make "Rags and Tatters" (or "Farsh w’ Ghata" in Arabic), a film about the 2011 revolution, he chose to take the audience on an uncomfortable journey.
There are no scenes of surging protests. No contagious revolutionary fervor. Instead, the audience travels to Cairo’s poorest neighborhoods, alongside a nameless convict who, like more than 20,000 other prisoners during the revolution, was set free. Through long scenes, many without dialogue, the film shows a different side of the uprising in gritty, often confusing detail. In fact, the film isn’t about the revolution at all, but rather, the narrative of one man navigating his country in the midst of upheaval. McDonalds Apologises After Playing Rucka Rucka Ali's Prison Rape Rap 'Only 17'
Goodnight Sweetheart: Musical future for time travel show? 16 November 2013Last updated at 21:13 ET By Tim Masters Entertainment and arts correspondent, BBC News Nicholas Lyndhurst as Gary (centre), with (clockwise from top left) Victor McGuire as Ron, Christopher Ettridge as PC Reg Deadman, Dervla Kirwan as Phoebe and Michelle Holmes as Yvonne Twenty years after the first episode of sitcom Goodnight Sweetheart, its creators still hope it will return, as a stage musical.
Comedy writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran say that while there are no plans to bring the show back to the small screen, they are "some way down the line of doing a stage musical". They have long had the desire to bring Goodnight Sweetheart to the stage, and a musical version would follow their other musical projects Dreamboats and Petticoats and Save the Last Dance for Me. Goodnight Sweetheart was first broadcast on BBC One on 18 November 1993. Unearthed 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark' Photo Shows R-Rated Finale. Goodbye to the splendid 1930s world of Poirot. 15 November 2013Last updated at 04:22 ET By Finlo Rohrer BBC News Magazine.
This Taboo-Busting Ad Is Reinventing 'Happily Ever After' In India. Widowed and divorced women have historically been shunned in areas of India.
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Culture - Sexually explicit Japanese art challenges Western ideas. An exhilarating new exhibition at the British Museum features over 150 works of Japanese erotic art.
But is it art, or pornography? Alastair Sooke investigates. It is one of the most salacious images in the history of art: deep underwater, a gigantic pink octopus drags a naked young woman into a cleft between two rocks. As his coiling tentacles slither over her blemish-free body, caressing a nipple and encircling her nubile legs, this unlikely molluscoid lover pleasures his prostrate captive, who throws back her head in ecstasy while a second, smaller octopus plants a tender kiss upon her mouth. To modern eyes, it may look like a piece of titillating filth. A spellbinding, exhilarating and often eye-popping exhibition, Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art, collating more than 150 works of shunga, opens this week at the British Museum in London.
“Today shunga gets treated like obscene pornography,” explains Timothy Clark, who has curated the British Museum’s exhibition.