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Festival will have seven juries overseeing various sections
Festival hands out several awards, including Golden Stars, with Cinema for Humanity Audience Award going to 200 Meters by Ameen Nayfeh
Launched in 2020, festival aims to recruit new generation of film, video innovators to champion global health issues
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.
In consultation with Italian authorities, there are new health and safety measures in place
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).
There will be dedicated space in the 2021 festival to celebrate films whose premieres were not able to take place in 2020
Andrea Segre’s documentary Molecole will be pre-opening film of festival
The Open Doors section of the Swiss film festival aims to foster the development of a collaborative, independent local film scene in the areas of the world it covers.
Festival will physically take place after Italy announced cancellation of several lockdown measures
‘Photocopy’ is Egypt’s only entrant at festival which will take place in Seoul later this month
The festival’s management announced on Monday that its fourth edition will take place on 23 October, instead of 24 September as previously planned.
TIFF vows re-imagined festival to feature new films, talks, interactive experiences
International festival will see over 35 countries represented
A total of 107 features and shorts will screen in the festival.
Actress Viola Davis to receive the lifetime achievement award, while Cristina Comencini’s Tornare to be the closing film of the festival
The film stars Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana De Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Colette, Katherine Langford, and Christopher Plummer.
Number of 229 feature films from world’s greatest filmmakers, emerging talent will be screened
The film will screen on 6 September and will have reruns on 7 September.
Film is Egypt’s 1st animated feature
Restored copy of film-scandal to be screened in Sala Darsena
The film’s European premiere will be on Wednesday, 2 October at Odeon Luxe, Leicester Square. This fresh take on the classic novel of Charles Dickens boasts a stellar British cast, led by Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Paul Whitehouse, and Gwendoline Christie
More than 500 filmmakers were in attendance this year to support their films with over 800 press and industry delegates and 270 youth delegates also present.
Festival also announced other features of its programme for this year
Athina Rachel Tsangari, Carlo Chatrian, Jessica Kiang to select winner of this year’s Toronto Platform prize
Since last year, the Festival de Cannes has ended on a Saturday and no longer on a Sunday. As the last night has retrieved the warmest colours of the party and celebration, the last film screened will be a beautiful end to an Official Selection launched eleven days earlier.
Egyptian actor Mahmoud Hemeda delivered a master class on acting skills and talked about his career during the Luxor African Film Festival, which took place from 15 to 21 March 2019. The masterclass started with screening some scenes and trailers of various films in which Hemeda starred. The talk was moderated by the festival’s President, …
Aside from the long-feature film competition, the Luxor African Film Festival included other competitions which brought dozens of films from all over the continent, in different forms, long features, documentaries, and shorts. In the long documentary films competition, 10 films were screened. The first was Boxing Libreville. It follows Christ, a young boxer who trains …
The 8th edition of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) kicked off on Friday with the attendance of several renowned Egyptian filmmakers, artists, state officials, and diplomats. The festival was held under the slogan “Cinema: Many Lives to Live,” from 15 to 21 March. The festival’s director, Sayed Fouad, said in the opening speech that …
The Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival kicked off its 3rd edition with 12 films in its main competition for features films, including works from all over the continent. Indonesian filmmaker Ravi Bharwani delivers a humanitarian story in his film 27 Steps of May, where we follow the story of a father and daughter who are …