Posted on: Monday, September 6, 2021 – 3:41 AM | Last update: Monday, September 6, 2021 – 3:41 AM
The artist Samir Sabry, head of the Alexandria Festival for Francophone Cinema, said that the festival’s films are predominantly co-production between Francophone countries and some of them, Arab and European countries, noting that the first session will witness the establishment of a joint production forum between Francophone countries with the aim of supporting joint production initiatives among the Organization’s countries.
He explained that the festival is unique with the world premieres of a number of his films. In the short film competition, two Egyptian films will be shown “Everyone Wears White” directed by Abanoub Youssef, and “If You Find Me in Cairo” directed by Randa Ali in their world premieres, and in the feature film competition, the two films will be shown. Moroccans “The Lost Ones”, in the presence of its director Saeed Khallaf and its heroine, the artist Nasreen Radi and “Morgana”, in the presence of its producer and heroine, the artist Hana Bawab.
The festival aims to create a mass base among the Alexandrian youth who love cinema through a series of events that will be held in the cultural centers of the gathering in the city center, including the Master Class, which includes a number of open meetings, including an open meeting with the star Hani Salama at one o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday 12 September, and another meeting It is open with artist Samir Sabry, president of the festival, at 1:00 pm on September 13, to talk about their experiences in the various arts of cinema. An exhibition of Tunisian cinema will also be held as the festival’s guest of honor.
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