Saturday 24 October 2020
Cairo – Masrawy:
A picture that brought together the young artist Yasmine Sabry and the star Laila Elwi on the carpet of the El Gouna Festival, sparked a great controversy on social media during the last few hours.
The picture was taken during an interview that Yasmine Sabry was conducting with “ON GOUNA” on ON E screen, on the red carpet at the opening ceremony of the fourth session of the El Gouna Film Festival, and this happened to be behind Laila Elwi, looking at her.
A number of social network pioneers shared the image through their accounts, accompanied by comments, including: “Yasmine Sabry: 2020 is a sweet year, I want my life to be good, group. Alawi represents me very much “and others.
The activities of the fourth session of the El Gouna Film Festival began on Friday evening, amid the necessary precautionary measures to prevent the emerging corona virus (Covid 19), with the participation of a number of stars from different parts of the world.
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.
Film screenings, seminars and discussion sessions began on Saturday morning, October 24th, and 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.