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Cairo Time Reviews (US)

Cairo Time opened in limited release in the United States on Friday, and the reviews have been rolling in. Here are some excerpts: The New York Times [Patricia Clarkson] and Mr. Siddig, tall and courtly with a gently ironical glint in his eyes, are a fine match — both subtle, …

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A Letter From Sid: August 2010 (UPDATED)

Mel’s note: From time to time, Sid touches base with us by way of a long, newsy letter to be shared. Here’s the latest, hot off the (email) presses. I took my son to London yesterday to meet some of our African relatives. I think he was a little nervous …

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elan Interviews Alexander Siddig, Patricia Clarkson, & Ruba Nadda

elan magazine has a new interview with Sid, Patricia Clarkson, and Ruba Nadda, discussing the making of Cairo Time and what responsibility Sid and Ruba feel toward filmmaking as “hyphenated Arabs”. Here’s an excerpt: This past week, elan caught up with filmmaker Ruba Nadda, and ‘Cairo Time’ stars Alexander Siddig …

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Watch ‘The Boundary’ On Hulu

The Boundary, a short film Sid starred in a couple of years ago is now available in full on Hulu.com as part of the FilmBuff Shorts series. (Note: most videos on Hulu are only available to viewers in the United States.) Written and directed by Julius Onah, The Boundary is …

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Sid in Star Trek Magazine Genius Issue

Star Trek Magazine has a new interview with Sid in their latest issue (#27), The Genius Issue. The font in the magazine is tiny, so we’ve retyped it to spare your eyesight. “It’s weird,” says Alexander Siddig, pondering the 18 years that have passed since he first played Doctor Julian …

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‘Cairo Time’ To Play At Munich Film Festival

Cairo Time will be screened at the “Filmfest München” in Munich, Germany, on the June 27 and July 1. For more details, visit their website. No word yet on if any of the film’s cast or creative team will attend. Thanks to Ulli for the head’s up!

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Alexander Siddig on Miral, Julian Schnabel & His Garden

In a new interview with the Huffington Post, Sid talks about working with Julian Schnabel on Miral, the variety of roles he’s played in the last year, and so much more. It’s another terrific interview. Alexander has plants that have to get in the ground before he departs for Ireland …

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Alexander Siddig Gets Candid With Ugo

Sid gave Ugo a very candid interview discussing Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, particularly his displeasure with the decision to make Bashir genetically enhanced, plus his name change, some clarification about his Sudanese heritage, filming Cairo Time in Egypt, and not playing darts with Colm Meaney.

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Sid Featured in New York Times

Sid is featured in this weekend’s edition of The New York Times, as part of a feature about summer movies. Here’s what writer Karen Durbin had to say: The Sudanese-born Alexander Siddig is a successful British stage actor, and Trekkies know him for his seven-year role in the 1990s as …

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