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EntertainmentMay 16, 2017

Batman, Superman, and Logan Walked Into A Coffee Shop- The Beauty of @MEFCC

Deenah Rashid (@Deena_Rashid_)

Deenah Rashid (@Deena_Rashid_)

Editor at Sail Publishing
Deena is a recently graduated student who completed her Bachelor’s in International studies with a specialization in Culture and Society. She currently works at an art gallery in Dubai, but is also a freelance editor/proofreader and writer.
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Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) started only a few years ago at the Dubai International Marine Club. Back then it was a small event, with a spark that has now become Comic Con’s distinctive atmosphere. There are and always will be detractors and critics of MEFCC, myself included, finding fault with some of

CultureNovember 27, 2016

How Disney Projects Orientalism Through Their Movies

Mariam Khalifa (@thesleepwriter)

Mariam Khalifa is a senior student at Zayed Univeristy, majoring in International Studies, and specializing in Culture and Society. Her hobbies include writing short stories, poems, and photography. She is interested in all topics relating to culture, society, art, and lifestyle.

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What are the aspects of Orientalism that are found in Disney’s movies like Aladdin (1992) and Mulan (1998),

CultureOctober 27, 2016

Why Do People Choose Shopping Malls To Spend Their Free Time In The UAE?

Dr. Mona Al Ali

Dr. Mona Al Ali

Dr. Mona Al Ali is an assistant professor and the coordinator of the Art History and Museum Studies Program at the University of Sharjah, UAE. Her research focuses on visitors studies. Moreover, she is interested in researching UAE society and the dramatic change it has been through. Dr. Al Ali has a strong passion for museums, Islamic history, and art, with many publications of her own in those fields. She has been giving talks related to the history of museums in UAE, impacts of social change in museum development, museum and identity and strategies to attract visitors to museums.
Dr. Mona Al Ali

Ever realized the reasons behind why people go to shopping malls in the UAE? And how many academic

EntertainmentSeptember 20, 2016

The Story Behind Guinness Book of Records

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar, an Emirati from Abu Dhabi, holds a degree in Avionics Engineering, currently works in tourism. He hopes one day he would publish his novels and his poetry book. His column is an exploration with a message, about the origins of words, terms, phrases and the stories behind them.
Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

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What’s the origins of the Guinness Book of Records and what drives people to break records. I have always had a fascination with this reference book since I was a child. It appeased my desire for knowledge and fulfilled my curiosity of wanting to know who the best in every conceivable field was. It had

Film & TVJuly 28, 2016

A City in a Filmmaker’s Lens

Marwah Fuad (@marwah_f1)

Marwah Fuad is an Emirati portrait artist born and raised in Abu Dhabi. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Cultural Communications from Zayed University. She has contributions in both art and tourism fields.

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How has filmmaking influenced the tourism industry in the past two centuries, and how people perceive certain cities over the others. Throughout history, the film industry did not have great influence on the tourism industry. By the 20th century, which was the prosperous era for filmmaking; tourism marketers started to collaborate with filmmakers to utilize

EntertainmentJuly 19, 2016

What’s My Name? #MuhammadAli

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar, an Emirati from Abu Dhabi, holds a degree in Avionics Engineering, currently works in tourism. He hopes one day he would publish his novels and his poetry book. His column is an exploration with a message, about the origins of words, terms, phrases and the stories behind them.
Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

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The legend Muhammed Ali and how vital his name change was for him and for others after him. Embed from Getty Images “I am the greatest” he roared to the skeptic reporters ahead of his 1964 world title match with Sonny Liston. No one believed his claim, as he was the heavy underdog in this

EntertainmentJuly 6, 2016

The Comeback of Emirati Theatre This Eid

With the non-profit Emirati theatre scene struggling to make a comeback, due to all the financial setbacks, the

Film & TVApril 24, 2016

Game of Tongues (#GameOfThrones)

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

Omar, an Emirati from Abu Dhabi, holds a degree in Avionics Engineering, currently works in tourism. He hopes one day he would publish his novels and his poetry book. His column is an exploration with a message, about the origins of words, terms, phrases and the stories behind them.
Omar Albeshr (@ASRomar10)

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The author sheds light on invented languages used in Film and TV. After watching the first few episodes of the popular HBO show Game of Thrones (GOT), I would sense how intricate the Dothraki language is, as several scenes are spoken entirely in Dothraki with English subtitles. From hearing the characters speaking it, you can tell

Film & TVApril 7, 2016

The Evolution of Movie Franchises

Jessica Foreman

Jessica Foreman

Jessica Foreman is a Durham University graduate specialising in business and lifestyle based writing. She has developed her skills on projects surrounding The British Broadcasting Company, and running a print and online based magazine whilst at university. She is currently looking towards starting her Masters in Mobile and Personal Communications as well as broadening her horizons through travelling.
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It’s tempting to think of movie franchises as relatively new, but in one form or another they’ve been

Film & TVJanuary 15, 2016

A Tribute to Alan Rickman

Alia Al Hazami (@AliaAlHazami)

Alia Al Hazami (@AliaAlHazami)

Column: Hidden Promises
Alia is an AUS student double majoring in International Studies and English literature. She is also the author of Alatash fictional novel. Her main goal is to make a change and empower the youth. Her column is meant to help the younger generations deal with tough situations. It was given that title as hidden promises is what us teenagers often believe; false promises.
Alia Al Hazami (@AliaAlHazami)

The author pays a tribute to legendary British actor Alan Rickman who passed away due to cancer. Embed