Latest in Tag: The Cairo International Film Festival Highlight
Latest in Tag: The Cairo International Film Festival
Ben Sharrock’s Limbo sheds light on refugees struggle as unorganised immigration remains an international crisis; Mayye Zayed’s ‘Lift like a Girl’ scoops three awards
CIFF becomes one of few film events that have been able to take place in full form amid pandemic
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.
Now in its seventh year, the Cairo Film Connection has provided support for Arab filmmakers to secure funding and partnership opportunities. It has helped bring the compelling and exciting stories of 100 films from the Arab region to audiences around the world.
Tunisian film A Son by Barsaoui takes three awards, newly created Audience Award went to the Egyptian film Let’s Talk
The Gender Parity Pledge 5050×2020 is a movement that aims for better gender representation and transparency by 2020. First introduced at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018, a number of festivals have signed the pledge since then.
The competition screens the latest of Arab cinema, through which various feature and documentary films compete.
Targeted sections are Virtual Reality, Midnight Screenings, Gala Screenings
Egyptian Culture Minister Ines Abdel-Dayem inaugurated festival
Festival added 2 new awards to its prizes, ‘audience award’, ‘best Arabic film’
The Cairo International Film Festival kicked off its opening ceremony with the screening of Hany Abu Assad’s film The Mountain Between US. The Faten Hamama Excellence Award was given to actor Maged El-Kedwany. While actor Samir Ghanem received Faten Hamama Honourary Award, which was handed to him by his two daughters and actresses Donia, and …