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The festival kicks off on 1-7 February, with physical and virtual screenings of its competitions and an online edition of IFFR Pro Days.
Accreditation, which is available through the festival’s official page, will close on 26 November 2020.
Zaki added that Azab was buried at his family cemetery in Ismailia, following the noon prayer.
Zaki was one of the first dark-skinned actors to play leading roles in Egyptian films, paving the way for similar actors to enter the Arab film industry.
Festival will have seven juries overseeing various sections
We feel proud to annually debut new films in Cairo: Festival Director Mohamed Hefzy
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Italian film critic Giona Nazzaro, former head of Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week, is set to take on new role
The screening, which will take place at the Cairo Opera House, represents the film’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region premiere gala.
Festival hands out several awards, including Golden Stars, with Cinema for Humanity Audience Award going to 200 Meters by Ameen Nayfeh
Three-day event, which paid tribute to three victims killed in recent Nice attack, ended as France entered second lockdown
Legendary actor passed away on Saturday at 90, after long fruitful career of films and plays
The event marks the Festival’s return to its home turf, in a homecoming that puts the emphasis on short films and up-and-coming directors.
Participants in the master class were able to take a look at the Indian director’s life and films by exploring topics including her life as a filmmaker living in different places, and living between worlds.
Launched in 2020, festival aims to recruit new generation of film, video innovators to champion global health issues
Iconic star revealed new collaboration with Orange Egypt to launch Hareef Tamseel service (Talented in Acting), and new upcoming Ramadan 2021TV series
Rather than pursuing law, it was acting that won the day, with Yassin going on to enjoy an acting career that spanned over 55 years, starring in many films and plays, as well as radio and TV series in the 1970s and 1980s.
This year’s festival, with the participation of a number of prominent local and international celebrities, will feature more than 65 masterpieces, ranging from short to long films and documentaries.
Despite challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, Orange is keen to support Egypt’s cultural and artistic movement
4th GFF will take place on 23-31 October in Red Sea resort city of El Gouna
American film Nomadland tops list of films that will have their MENA premiere at CIFF
This initiative is a valuable opportunity for a selected group of Arab and Egyptian TV content creators to pitch their projects directly to Arab and International TV executives and buyers. This includes digital platforms and production companies.
The group of artists has been randomly charged with causing a public nuisance.
Jury Prize for Best Cinematography went to Yuta Tsukinaga for his work in ‘Nakuko wa ineega’ (Any Cry Babies Around?)
Late actor shined in many roles as part of extensive career in Egyptian cinema, theatre, drama
The festival aims to improve access and taste in films, and facilitate meetings between professionals. It also looks to promote the film industry in Egypt by building bridges between those working in the field of cinema that are of different cultures.
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.