Guest Interview: Khalid Interviews Khaled (Khaled Abol Naga--Acting as a calling and social activism)
Cinephiles populate many arenas and links to the cinema have been made by a multitude of disciplines. The medical humanities is one such discipline. I was delighted to learn more about this discipline from a wonderful particitioner of it. Dr. Khalid Ali is a clinical academic concerned with medical humanities and an avid cineaste. In 2002, he started reviewing films from a medical and humanitarian viewpoint at the London Film Festival
His film reviews expanded to other forums including Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London, Edinburgh Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival and Dubai International Film Festival. His film reviews and interviews were published in Medical Humanities Journal, where you may read his report from the most recent Dubai International Film Festival, and the British Medical Journal.
In 2013 he was appointed as the editor for 'Screening room' the film reviews section in Medical Humanities Journal I am pleased to share herewith an interview he conducted of renowned Egyptian actor, producer and activist Khaled Abol Naga. The interview reviews Abol Naga's life and work, exploring his varied interests and tapping into his indomitable enthusiasm.