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Latest in Tag: film festival


Looking into 2019 Luxor African Film Festival programme

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 …

Daily News Egypt

Eighth edition of Luxor African Film Festival launches from Karnak Temple

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 …

Daily News Egypt

Tallinn Black Nights film festival announces 2018 focus programme: centenarians

Driven by Estonia’s 100th anniversary celebrations, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will focus on 12 countries that are celebrating their centenary this year, offering a rich retrospective with films made between 1958-1977. Europe’s map was radically changed at the end of the 1st World War, dissolving empires and creating new small nation states. Although …

Daily News Egypt

Luxor African Film Festival to kick off 16 March

The Luxor African Film Festival held a press conference on Sunday announcing its full programme and schedule for its seventh edition, due to begin on 16 March. The festival is organised by the Independent Shabab Foundation (ISF), which was founded in 2006 and aims at developing capable film artists across Egypt. According to the festival’s …

Daily News Egypt

Venice Film Festival draws Hollywood stars despite Canadian competition

The Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world – and the one with the most beautiful backdrop. This year’s program boasts veteran filmmakers and Hollywood buzz. But who’ll be on the red carpet? For the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, director Alberto Barbera has prepared a mix of Hollywood productions, European …

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