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Danish director’s dark comedy Drunk has already made its mark at international film festivals, despite global pandemic
The Cairo Film Connection’s selection committee, comprised of key industry professionals, have whittled down an initial long-list of 105 project submissions, to come up with the short list of 15 film projects. These feature a range of narrative films and documentaries, from 12 Arab countries, which are in the development and post-production stages.
Premiere of Amir Ramses’ The Curfew represents success for Egypt’s film industry in light of pandemic, says Mohamed Hefzy
Thurman will join Palestinian filmmaker Annemarie Jacir, and Qatari-American writer and filmmaker Sophia Al-Maria on the competition’s jury. Other juror names and competition prizes are due to be announced shortly.
Comedy one of most watched segments during pandemic, as people tend to escape during difficult times, says study
Starting from 2024, all films hoping to qualify for Best Picture Award must meet new diversity requirements
Cate Blanchett, who presided over festival’s proceedings as jury president, was one of the few internationally recognised faces of acting present, in person, at the event
The acting icon has left behind a long and distinguished career, having participated in about 120 artistic works on radio and television, and in the cinema.
In consultation with Italian authorities, there are new health and safety measures in place
It is among most important Arab films of 2020, and artistic management did not hesitate to select it, Mohamed Hefzy
A total of 18 films are vying to grab the top prize and help movie buffs forget the pandemic, at least for a while.
African-American actor who achieved fame in Marvel film died on Friday at 43
The images of Softie are sometimes difficult to watch, and certainly not for the faint hearted. Much blood is spilled, and viewers are treated to shots of pigs painted with bright red words, and protesters in front of a parliamentary building.
The mission is to create a theatrical show that combines local women and Nollywood actresses, in a work that encourages women’s empowerment in marginalised areas.
In addition to film screenings, the festival aims to include innovative ways of connecting with filmmakers and audiences online, despite the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
In the film, Edkins considers how migratory patterns open up new opportunities for the Far East to flex its gigantic industrial power. The film had its world premiere, earlier in 2020, in the panorama section of the 70th Berlinale.
Short film competition to maintain its usual format of physical attendance, with screenings on 21-23 September
New production chronicles Diana’s high-profile courtship, marriage to UK’s Prince Charles
New series marks best-selling artist’s return to acting after 27-year break
Total of 187 films from 56 countries were screened at festival
Anthony Hopkins, Chloé Zhao, and Mira Nair join Kate Winslet as 2020 edition’s honourees
Female-led films ‘Chocobar’ and ‘Zahorí’ from Argentina and Switzerland, respectively, win top awards
Pan-Arab cinema event will take place from 13 to 20 September
There will be dedicated space in the 2021 festival to celebrate films whose premieres were not able to take place in 2020
Benoît Delépine and Gustave Kervern’s Delete History tells story of 3 neighbours who come to terms with consequences of new world of social media
31 immersive projects will be presented in Venice International Film Festival
’Lift Like a Girl’ will showcase female youngster who pursues her dream to be professional weightlifter
Ehab Moustafa’s film Colored Dress is one of few Egyptian films to represent independent women
Jury prize winners’ films to be broadcast on new channel
Andrea Segre’s documentary Molecole will be pre-opening film of festival