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The contradictions of independent music in Egypt
Rami Abadir   

The contradictions of independent music in Egypt | babelmed | mediterranean cultureThe contradictions of independent music in Egypt | babelmed | mediterranean cultureThe beginning of the new millennium saw the emergence of the term “independent music” in Egyptian cultural circles, attracting those dismissive of mainstream music. Almost 14 years after the term arrived, it remains ambiguous and undefined. Mada Masr explores the lights and shadows of the independent musical industry. (Ebticar/Mada Masr)

 
When books lead to prison
Abed   

When books lead to prison | babelmed | mediterranean cultureWhen books lead to prison | babelmed | mediterranean cultureAfter vigilant investigations and inspections, Egyptian security forces have finally got their hands on the English novelist George Orwell, precisely while he was trying to slip away from the back door of Cairo University, accompanied by his accomplices: some students... The "chronicle" of the event, from Arablog / Ebticar.

 
Safineh
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Safineh | babelmed | mediterranean cultureSafineh | babelmed | mediterranean cultureGab Ferneiné is a Lebanese media consultant who dedicated his latest experimental video, Safineh (Arabic for “boat”), to the Beirut port. Mashallah News asked him a couple of questions about his work that we are happy to share here. (Ebticar/Mashallah news)

 
The Long Run
Cristiana Scoppa   

The Long Run | babelmed | mediterranean cultureThe Long Run | babelmed | mediterranean cultureMENA, the Middle East and North Africa region has an unexpected record. In a region where marriage age is the primary mark for independence (from the family), the average age for marriage for men is now the highest among all developing regions. The high unemployment rate for men can be blamed for this result, according to this impressive infographic by Visualizing Impact. (Ebticar/Visualizing impact)

 
“Arab Media: The Battle for Independence” - 7th ARIJ Conference Comes to Amman
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“Arab Media: The Battle for Independence” - 7th ARIJ Conference Comes to Amman | babelmed | mediterranean culture“Arab Media: The Battle for Independence” - 7th ARIJ Conference Comes to Amman | babelmed | mediterranean cultureGIJN member Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) will host its seventh annual forum for Arab investigative journalists in Amman, Jordan, this December. The theme of the three-day conference, which begins on December 5, will be "Arab Media: The Battle for Independence". (Ebticar/ARIJ)

 
Oh Filmmaking, Save Us!
Gianluca Solera   

Oh Filmmaking, Save Us! | babelmed | mediterranean cultureThe Universal Forum of Cultures, organized by UNESCO took place between 20-25 October in Naples, in spite of all the organizational setbacks. Organized by Cinema e Diritti association, the festival brought together 30 guests from about 20 countries and hosted films about the most forgotten among the poor and the bravest activists who defy cowardice and violence.

 
The new role of the Kurds in the Middle Eastern chessboard
Federica Araco   

The new role of the Kurds in the Middle Eastern chessboard  | babelmed | mediterranean cultureThe violent attacks in Iraq and the siege of Kobanê are raising public awareness on the largest stateless people in the world which has turned into a key ally in the anti-jihadist international coalition. Interview with Iraqi Kurdish journalist Adib Fateh Ali.

 
Journalists launch front to defend media freedoms
Mada Masr   

Journalists launch front to defend media freedoms | babelmed | mediterranean cultureJournalists launch front to defend media freedoms | babelmed | mediterranean cultureA group of journalists announced on Wednesday November 5  the formation of a new movement called the Front to Defend Journalists and the Rights of Citizens. Mada Masr is part of it.

 
Youssef Alimam: “Denial flows in our veins like the water of the Nile in the middle of Egypt”
Marianne Roux   

Youssef Alimam: “Denial flows in our veins like the water of the Nile in the middle of Egypt”  | babelmed | mediterranean cultureYoussef Alimam: “Denial flows in our veins like the water of the Nile in the middle of Egypt”  | babelmed | mediterranean cultureYoussef Alimam is a 22–year-old musician, composer, independent filmmaker, actor, scriptwriter and photographer. He graduated from the High Cinema Institute in Cairo and also has a background in sound engineering and production. Libido, his graduation project, won Youssef Chahine’s Student award for best short documentary in 2012 and the Rotary Award for Best Film on Peace in 2013. (Ebticar/Mashallah news)

 
Sahara Rocks
Arnaud Contreras   

Sahara Rocks | babelmed | mediterranean cultureSahara Rocks | babelmed | mediterranean cultureFrench reporter Arnaud Contreras has been travelling for many years in the whole Saharan regions and explored extensively the local musical culture. He launched a crowdfunding campaign that will allow him to finish his project “Sahara Rocks”. (Ebticar/Mashallah news)

 
PirateBeirut. Free sharing to create culture
Cristiana Scoppa   

PirateBeirut. Free sharing to create culture | babelmed | mediterranean culturePirateBeirut. Free sharing to create culture | babelmed | mediterranean cultureBorn in 2009 to “preserve the cultural heritage of Lebanon”, the “pirate” file-sharing site has helped launch stars that now are internationally acclaimed, such as Mashrou’ Leila. And it is chosen by a growing number of musicians to reach the public in more than 150 countries.

 
Crowdfunding in the Mediterranean: humble but promising beginnings
Younes Djama   

Crowdfunding in the Mediterranean: humble but promising beginnings | babelmed | mediterranean cultureCrowdfunding in the Mediterranean: humble but promising beginnings | babelmed | mediterranean cultureAccording to a study conducted by the Financement participatif Méditerranée (FPM) association, this type of “popular patronage” is still underdeveloped in the Maghreb countries. Funds collected so far through crowdfunding reach just 200,000 euros in Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. But it is a growing market, tells Maghreb Emergent. (Ebticar/Radio M)

 
The vulnerability of Turkey’s Alevis in the Syrian crisis
Övgü Pinar   

The vulnerability of Turkey’s Alevis in the Syrian crisis | babelmed | mediterranean cultureA Kurdish-Alevi soccer player’s recent experience could shed some light on what effect the Syrian war and the Islamic State’s “caliphate” is having on Turkey.

 

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