Cannes filmmakers urge France to face colonial past in Algeria, Africa

CANNES: Film-makers are holding up a mirror to France over its colonial past at the Cannes festival, helped by star power and a growing French readiness to face up to injustices committed notably in...

Part-Palestinian model Bella Hadid to drop NFTs

DUBAI: Palestinian-Dutch supermodel Bella Hadid is entering the metaverse world. The catwalk star announced this week on Instagram that she will be selling non-fungible tokens called CY-B3LLA that "serve as a passport to this new...

Sustainable label Glossy Lounge takes cues from loungewear trend

DUBAI: Loungewear has become a wardrobe staple, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic, and that is something British entrepreneur Natasha Zaki is looking to capitalize on with her chic new range of comfortable clothing. Post-pandemic life...

Why Beirut Museum of Art project is a beacon of hope in crisis-plagued Lebanon

DUBAI: For many Lebanese, the past can be a painful subject. A civil war destroyed large swaths of the country between 1975 and 1990. The postwar period has been marked by sectarian strife and...

Fatima Albanawi stuns in Rami Kadi gown at Cannes Film Festival

DUBAI: Saudi filmmaker and actress Fatima Albanawi turned heads this week wearing a Rami Kadi gown at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. The custom-made outfit by the Lebanese couturier comprised a pink holographic dress and...

Stars of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ discuss Paramount film, working with Tom Cruise

LOS ANGELES: "Top Gun: Maverick" takes audiences back to the danger zone with more high-flying action and the return of US actor Tom Cruise to his 1986 star-making role. Similar to the pilots it showcases,...

Cannes Film Festival: Saudi Arabia’s pavilion pulls out all stops

CANNES: The Saudi Pavilion at the 75th Cannes Film Festival has become a hub for fruitful international partnerships in film production while providing an immersive cultural journey through its many hosted masterclasses, meet and...

Lebanese designer Alexandra Hakim using natural resources to make jewelry

BEIRUT: Lebanese designer Alexandra Hakim has revealed her natural approach to her sustainable jewelry brand. The mastermind behind the label Alexandra Hakim, told Arab News that she started the brand as a student, finding...