Saturday 31 October 2020
I wrote – Bahira Fouda:
Actress Abeer Sabry attended the closing ceremony of the fourth edition of the El Gouna Film Festival, yesterday.
Abeer appeared at the ceremony accompanied by her husband, lawyer Ayman Al-Bayaa, who made sure to kiss her on the red carpet.
The opening ceremony was held for the first time since the launch of the festival in 2017, at the El Gouna Convention and Culture Center, while reducing the number of seats by placing a seat separating each two guests, and the ceremony was presented by the presenter Hilda Khalifa.
The festival’s activities of film screenings, seminars and discussion sessions began on the morning of Saturday 24 October. This year’s program includes 16 films in the feature fiction competition, 10 films in the feature documentary competition, 18 films in the short films competition and two films in special offers, in addition to 17 A film in the official selection section – out of competition.
The festival is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Ministry of Health and Population, the Ministry of Culture and the National Cinema Center.