Last Tuesday evening, a closing ceremony was held Ismailia Festival for Documentaries and Shorts, in Egypt, in its 22nd session. The festival awards were as follows:
Student Film Competition:
The award for the best documentary film went to the movie “20 EGP per month” by Hassan Abu Doma, and the best feature film in the competition was for “Last Chance” by Omar Sedky. He also won the Dr. Samir Farag award worth 5,000 EGP in the name of the late “Samir Seif”.
In addition to a special mention for the movie “Better Stay in Silence” by Dina El-Zenini, “You Arrive Late” by Doha Hamdi, and “Brabri” by Amr Khaled.
Egyptian Animation Association:
The winners were Bastien Debos’s “Memories”, Sebastian Deringer’s “Stay One”, David Orellana’s “Annoying Girls” and Hilal Baydarov’s “when the persimmons grew.”
The movie “carrousel” won the first place, while the movie “push this button” took the second place, and the movie “souvenir” took the third place.
Short fiction films:
The movie “Alsit” won first place, while the movie “Maradona’s” took second place, in addition to a special mention for “the lamp of god” and the movie “aisha”.
Short documentary films:
The award for best film went to “My Uncle Tudor” by Olka Lukovanikova, and the jury award went to the film “Paradise Kiosk for Newspapers and Magazines” by Giovanna and Rodrigo, in addition to a special mention for the film “Naya The Forest Has a Thousand Eyes” by Sebastian Mulder.
The best film award came for “The Sugar Cage” by director Zina Al-Qahwaji, and a special mention for the movie “The Fifth Story” by Ahmed Abed, and a special mention for the movie “Another Leap” by Emanuel Girosa. The Jury Prize went to the movie “Map of Latin American Dreams” by Martin Weber.
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