Joseph Fahim is an Egyptian film critic and programmer. He is the Arab film delegate of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and consultant for various film festivals around the globe. He is a former member of Berlin Critics’ Week and the former director of programming at the Cairo International Film Festival. From 2005 to 2012, he was the arts and culture editor at the Egyptian English-language daily, Daily News Egypt. He has written for Al Jazeera International, Middle East Institute, Middle East Eye, Al Monitor, Newsweek Middle East, Egypt Independent, the National, Vérité, and CineVue, and co-authored many books on Arab cinema. His writings have been published in five different languages. On Twitter: @joseph_fahim.

Writing in the Cairo Review