Egypt Independent

Award winning films feature in Cairo Film Festival



Several films being featured in this year's Cairo Film Festival, to be held between November 11 and November 20, have received international awards.
 
The films include French movie "Dheepan", directed by Jacques Audiard, which won the Palme d'Or for Best Film at the 68th Festival de Cannes, Romanian film "Aferim", directed by Radu Jude, which received the Silver Bear at the Berlinale 2015 Film Festival, and "Hungry Hearts", an Italian movie filmed in English directed by Saverio Costanzo.

The two stars of "Hungry Hearts", Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher, won the Venice International Film Festival's Volpi Cup for Best Actor and Best Actress in 2014.

 
Czech "Home Care" (Domácí péče), whose heroine Alena Mihulová was awarded the best actress award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in July, will also participate in the Cairo Film Festival.
 
Other movies that will be featured in the festival include Danish movie "Bridgend", "Green Pastures" by Italian director Ermanno Olmi, Argentina's "The Fire" and Pakistan's "Dukhtar". 
 
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm