Revolt . Themes . Tribe . VocationOn January 11, 2013 by Mona Abouissa
The legacy of Egypt-USSR comradeship, the Egyptian State ballet survived wars, presidents and fires, and then in 2012, the dancers faced a new foe.
Identity . Themes . VocationOn January 9, 2012 by Mona Abouissa
I follow a controversial choir into a parliamentary race where angels themselves are at work.
Themes . Tribe . VocationOn January 14, 2011 by Mona Abouissa
After President Mubarak was gone, and the mass euphoria afterwards, Egypt slipped loudly and proudly into chaos. One thing was certain, the drumrolls at the nighttime shows. It is a reportage about the military state through its most magical department, the state circus.
Revolt . Themes . VocationOn January 5, 2011 by Mona Abouissa
“Fight! Fight! Fight!” shouts the couch. It is a small leap for Faiza, but a giant one for women’s football in Egypt.
Escape . Quest . ThemesOn January 10, 2009 by Mona Abouissa
An investigation into the lives of Palestinian ghost workers who build Israeli settlements. It is a story about being in the right place at the wrong time.
Themes . TribeOn January 7, 2009 by Mona Abouissa
The strongest coffee and an ongoing cold war keeps the Golan Druze in a perpetual state of hope and despair.