A selection of award-winning Egyptian films from 2015 and 2016 will be screened during this year’s 38th Cairo International Film Festival.
The aim of this program is to allow the international guests of the festival to watch Egyptian films that toured and won awards in various international festivals in the past months.
The selected films are:
Nawara, directed by Hala Khalil and starring Mahmoud Hemida and Menna Shalabi, who won the Best Actress Award at 2016 Dubai International Film Festival for her role in the movie; the film also recently won the Best Scenario Award at Malmo Arab Film Festival.
Before the Summer Crowds, by late director Mohamed Khan, starring Maged El Kedwany and Hana Shiha.
Clash, by Mohamed Diab, and starring Nelly Karim, which opened Cannes ‘Un Certain Regard’ Section last May.
Hepta, directed by Hadi El Bagoury and starring Maged El Kedwany.
Bitter Moon, by director Hani Khalifa.
Out of Order, by Mahmoud Kamel, starring Ahmed Al Fishawy and Sherine Reda.