CIFF Reveals Complete List of Egyptian Films Taking Part at its 44th Edition

The 44th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) will feature a total of six Egyptian films, including a feature narrative, a feature documentary, and four shorts helmed by several up-and-coming professional film directors.
Taking place from November 13th to the 22nd, the festival’s lineup of Egyptian films will feature Ahmad Abdalla’s film “19 B” as part of the International Competition, which was previously revealed in a press release by the festival.

The rest of the Egyptian films featured in the festival include four films in the Short Film Competition; “My Girl Friend”, “Mama”, “From the Work of the Devil”, and “The Interview”; whereas the documentary film “Far From the Nile” will be featured in the Horizons of Arab Cinema.

Egyptian films landing their world premiere, while the sixth film: “My Girl Friend” film, by director Kawthar Younis, will be screening for the second time following its participation at Venice Film Festival.

He further highlighted that Egyptian cinema is witnessing an awakening reflected in its strong presence at the festival with different feature narratives, shorts, and documentaries, which should make us all proud.

Cairo International Film Festival is one of the oldest-standing film festivals in the Arab world and Africa and the only festival in the region to be accredited as an (A) festival by (FIAPF) – the International Federation of Film Producers.

TunisianMonitorOnline (Douha Saafi)

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