Cairo International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Cairo International Film Festival
SINCE: 1976
WHERE: Cairo, Egypt
WEBSITE: www.ciff.org.eg
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Cairo International Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Cairo, Egypt. It was established in 1976 and was the first international film festival held in the Arab world.

Cairo International Film Festival Features Six Foreign Language Films Submitted for the 2015 Academy Awards

Cairo International Film Festival Features Six Foreign Language Films Submitted for the 2015 Academy Awards

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The 36th Cairo International Film Festival taking place November 9 -18, 2014, will feature 6 international films, submitted for the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 2015 Oscars, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The films include Charlie’s Country (Australia), Eyes of a Thief (Palestine), The Light that Shines Only There (Japan), Rocks in My Pocket (Latvia), Timbuktu (Mauritania) and Little England (Greece).

CANCELLED: 2011 Cairo International Film Festival

CANCELLED: 2011 Cairo International Film Festival

The Ministry of Culture has announced that it will cancel the Cairo International Film Festival this year due to upcoming elections, Gulf News reported. “The Ministry of Culture has decided to cancel the festival this year, which was due in late November, because of the current preparations for the parliamentary and presidential elections as well as due to the economic situation.” Emad Abu Ghazi, the Minister of Culture, denied that instability in Egypt was behind […]