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CIFF opening kicks off with ‘The Mountain Between Us’

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 …

Daily News Egypt

At the 38th edition of Cairo International Film Festival: 2 Egyptian films take on international race among 16 others

A few days before the opening ceremony of the 38th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Magda Wassef, the president of the festival, with representatives of the Parallel Programs running alongside the international competition in CIFF and the 4th Cairo Film Conncetion unveiled some secrets about one of Egypt’s most reputable artistic and cultural …

Rana Khaled

The Cairo International Film Festival postpones opening to Wednesday because of mass protests Courtesy of the Cairo International Film Festival Facebook page

CIFF postpones opening night

With the festival coinciding with a growing unrest in the country and opening on the same day as proposed political rallies, CIFF issued several statements before making the decision to postpone the opening ceremony altogether.

Fady Salah

The trouble with the Cairo International Film Festival

“The FIAPF has not specified that this will happen though obviously it would not be good if the festival was not held two years in a row. But why would it not be held? We have permission from the FIAPF to hold it. The only reason why it would not happen is because the Ministry is in the way. This is a clear case of the minister creating the problem and then using it as an excuse to bring the organization back under the his wing.”

Daily News Egypt

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