Egypt joins the list of participating countries at the African Cinema Festival in its 20 round, taking place in Khouribga, Morocco in September.
“Youm Lel Setat” (A Day For Women) for director Kamla Abu Zekry compete with other African films for the first award which holds the name of the prominent African Senegalese film director Ousmane Sembène.
The film is one of the only four participating films that speak Arabic, including the Tunisian drama “Nehebak Hady” (Hedi) for director Mohammed Hady, Algerian film “Bel Tawfek Lel Jaza’er” (Good Luck Aljeria), and Moroccan film “Hayah” (Life).
The festival, taking place from 8- 26 September, hosts films from 14 different African countries.
“Youm Lel Setat” starring Egyptian superstars Elham Shahin, Mahmoud Hemida, Ahmed El-Fishawy, Nelly Karim, Nahed EL Seba’y and Hala Sedky