Cairo International Film Festival

Cairo International Film Festival opening delayed
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Cairo International Film Festival opening delayed

The opening of the Cairo International Film Festival’s 35th session will be delayed to 28 November, said Soheir Abdel Qader,…
30 films selected for screening at Alexandria film festival
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30 films selected for screening at Alexandria film festival

Thirty films from Asian, European and Arab countries have been selected for screening at the 27th annual Alexandria International Film…
Culture Ministry cancels international film festival
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Culture Ministry cancels international film festival

The Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday that it would cancel the Cairo International Film Festival this year due to the…
Festival Films: Russia’s ‘Who Am I?’
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Festival Films: Russia’s ‘Who Am I?’

A man stumbles into a train station, looking pale, disoriented, and lost. He attracts the attention of nearby police officers;…
34th Cairo film festival kicks off amid ‘orgy of appreciation’
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34th Cairo film festival kicks off amid ‘orgy of appreciation’

In a recent piece on the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), journalist Sherif Awad complained that, because of low ticket…
The 34th Cairo International Film Festival: More films, fewer stars
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The 34th Cairo International Film Festival: More films, fewer stars

Preparations are underway at the Cairo Opera House for the opening ceremony of the 34th Cairo International Film Festival and…
Eid movies: Basra – A confused war movie
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Eid movies: Basra – A confused war movie

The trailer for Basra, an independent movie screened at the 2008 Cairo International Film Festival and showing at cinemas this Eid,…
Spotlight on Algerian Cinema: the colonial, the post-colonial and identities caught in between
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Spotlight on Algerian Cinema: the colonial, the post-colonial and identities caught in between

While little is known about the curatorial direction behind the selection of films, a window on Algerian cinema was opened…
Arab feature films compete at Cairo festival
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Arab feature films compete at Cairo festival

This year’s Arab Film Competition for long feature films, held as part of the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival, included…
It’s award time
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It’s award time

The main hall of the opera house was packed on Friday night, as movie stars and cinema icons flocked to…
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