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El-Gedawy was one of Egypt’s most beloved and prolific actresses, with a career spanning over six decades.
The festival’s management announced on Monday that its fourth edition will take place on 23 October, instead of 24 September as previously planned.
Tunisian-Egyptian actress Hend Sabry wins Best Actress for her role in Noura’s Dream
TIFF vows re-imagined festival to feature new films, talks, interactive experiences
This year’s selection, which has been divided into six categories, marks a shift away from Festival’s traditional structure
Eligibility window for films extended to 28 February 2021
Activists, social media users demanded Shawky’s sacking after previous posts featuring radical opinions surfaced
Spike Lee, Taylor Swift, and George Clooney join stars speaking out against police brutality, racism
IFFAM runs theme of ‘A Celebration Of Life and The Big Screen’, online submissions open on 15 June
In a statement released by the festival on Friday, the films that form part of its Official Selection, released on 3 June, will premiere at other festivals.
Mohamed Hefzy continues as festival’s president, Ahmed Shawky appointed as artistic director
In June, Netflix is set to present four films by the late Egyptian film director Youssef Chahine.
International festival will see over 35 countries represented
Stalwart of Egyptian cinema, Hassan Hosny, hugely popular with audiences, widely recognised for his contribution to Egyptian arts
With unique blend of R&B, soul and gospel music, legendary musician has been cultural, civil rights icon for decades
“It would have been impossible to pull off this extraordinary feat without the enthusiasm and perseverance of the whole team, and the different suppliers, partners and sponsors,” notes Administrative Director Martine Chalverat.
‘The Fits feature film is a transfixing sensory experience and a potent portrait of adolescent turmoil,” say critics
Film festivals have been hit hard by social distancing measures, forced to postpone 2020 events
Former film producer charged in California over incident in May 2010
Film’s main character faces something he cannot overcome with powe
Festivals are hopeful to return soon, present their art to international audiences
The prestigious Cannes festival, due to take place in May, may be held at the end of June, organisers said.
In parallel, the festival said it is working towards having the six competition programmes judged online by the appointed juries as well as reviewed and covered by Danish and international film critics.
A total of 104 projects were submitted.
Top award winner Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof is persecuted in his home country
Festival to take place on 6-12 March
The announcement was met with boos and walkouts among the audience. The French-Polish director has been plagued with sexual abuse accusations
The Compass-Perspektive-Award went to Janna Ji Wonders for her film Walchensee Forever
Festival announces its female-dominated selection committee
Some 340 films from all four corners of the globe will be showcased, with 18 competing for the prestigious Golden Bear prize.