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A Day for Women wins Grand Prize in African Cinema Festival 

Egyptian film “Youm Lel Setat” (A Day For Women) won the Grand Prize in the African Cinema Festival in Khouribga, Morocco. The film directed by prominent director Kamla Abu Zekry and starring Elham Shahin, Nelly Karim, Ahmed EL-Fishawy, and Mahmoud Hemida. This comes only a few days after the film female stars Nelly Karim, Elham …

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Egypt denies sending antiquities to display at Abu Dhabi’s Louvre 

Ministry of Antiquities denied sending any antiquities to be displayed at Abu Dhabi’s Louvre museum set to open on November 11. This has came after several local media outlets accused the government of secretly sending ancient Egyptian monuments especially after rumours spread that the museum will contain rare relics from Egypt’s different historical eras. In …

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El-Gouna Film Festival to honor Forest Whitaker for his “commitment to the humanitarian values”

Acknowledging his achievements and admiring his life which he spent enriching the cinematic scene worldwide, El-Gouna Film Festival is to honour international superstar Forest Whitaker in its closing ceremony for his distinguished artistic and humanitarian careers. The award is one of three awards the festival plans to honour Egyptian, Arab, and international film-makers with. The …

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Authorities seize attempt to smuggle ancient guns to Turkey

Following several failing attempts to illegally smuggle relics outside Egypt, authorities seized an attempt to smuggle three ancient guns go back to Ottoman Empire on Friday, Ministry of Antiquities stated in a press release. The guns were planned to be illegally exported to Turkey. After examining the guns, they were detected to be rare ancient …

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Sheikh Jackson is selected to participate at the Oscars 

Amr Salama’a latest hit film in the cinema industry, Sheikh Jackson, has been selected to participate in best foreign-language film competition at the upcoming Oscars in 2018. The film is still waiting to be accepted at the final shortlist decided by the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. If it’s selected, “Sheikh Jackson” …

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Joint Possession wins Cinegouna platform award

The film project “Joint Possession” by Moroccan director Leila Kilani won the Cinegouna platform award, one of the side programs of EL-Gouna Film Festival. The film is common production between DKB Productions (France) and Socco Chico Films (Morocco). The film tells the story of real estate developers that tear lands and sell them separately, one of them is …

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North Sinai holds a festival for people with special needs 

For years, both governmental and civil society have been joining efforts in order to help people with special abilities to fit in the Egyptian society. However, similar to many other social activities, they were only centred in Egypt’s big cities of Cairo and Alexandria. Aiming to break that cycle, Sports and Youth Directorate in North …

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Sheikh Jackson takes place at London Film Festival 

The film is also selected to open EL-Gouna Film Festival running this month in its first edition as well as participating at the festival’s Feature Narrative Competition. Marking its second international premier, Sheikh Jackson is selected to participate at the 61st BFI London Film Festival, taking part in October at the Journey section of the …

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