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Mel started a fan site for Siddig in 1996, as a way to learn HTML and to promote his charitable endeavors. In 1998, he proposed that it become his official fan site; she quickly agreed and a long-distance friendship was born. You can reach Mel at mel[at]sidcity[dot]net.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of ‘Cairo Time’

Cairo Time opens in limited release in Canada today and all across Canada on October 16. Check out this making of video that gives a glimpse of what it’s like to film in Cairo with Rubba Nadda, Patricia Clarkson, and Alexander Siddig. This article also chronicles some of the chaos …

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‘Cairo Time’ Wins TIFF Award

The Toronto International Film Festival ends this evening with a gala presentation of The Young Victoria, but first there’s the small matter of prizes to name. Cairo Time has won the award for Best Canadian Feature Film, adding even more buzz to the film. Congratulations to all!

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Sid at the InStyle Party

We have some photos of Sid at the TIFF InStyle party in the Gallery along with a report from The Globe and Mail: What distinguishes this mixer from most of the others is that mixing does occur. While men made a beeline for Cairo Time actress Patricia Clarkson, I sat …

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VIDEO: Sid Discusses ‘Cairo Time’

Tribute.ca has a brilliant interview with Sid where he talks about working with Ruba Nadda and Patricia Clarkson, his experiences (past and present) with Cairo, and more. Visit Tribute.ca to watch.

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National Post Interviews Siddig, Clarkson

The National Post sat down with Sid and Patricia Clarkson in Toronto to talk about Cairo Time. Here’s an excerpt: “Cairo is really dense and noisy,” Clarkson says. “But we both played roles that had a languid centre, a calming centre. When Juliet arrives in the city, she has to …

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