Saturday 16 October 2021
Books – Abdel Fattah Al-Ajmi:
Photography – Alaa Ahmed:
The red carpet for the film “Captains of Zaatari”, shown at the El Gouna Film Festival, as part of the feature-length documentary competition, received many art stars who were keen to watch the Egyptian film on the third day of the fifth session of the festival.
Among these stars: Naglaa Badr, Arwa Gouda, Ilham Shaheen, Hala Sedky, Bushra, Hend Sabry, Dora, Dalia Al-Behairy, Rania Youssef, Dalia Shawky, Mayan El-Sayed, Laila Elwi, Dina El-Sherbiny, Mona Zaki, Hana Shiha, Basant Shawky. , Saba Mubarak, Nasreen Tafesh and others.
“The Zaatari Captains” directed by Ali Al-Arabi, screened at the Sundance Film Festival, and won wide public and critical acclaim.
The opening ceremony of the El Gouna Festival in its fifth session was held last Thursday, and witnessed the honoring of the artist Ahmed El-Sakka and awarding him the Creative Achievement Award, for his artistic career, and his great role in raising the level of movement in Egyptian cinema.
The ceremony also witnessed the presence of a group of stars of art and its industry, including: Yousra, Dina El-Sherbiny, Menna Shalaby, Arwa Gouda, and the organizers of the festival: Naguib Sawiris, Samih Sawiris, Anzhal Al-Tamimi, Bushra, Amir Ramses, Omar Al-Hamamsi, Amr Mansi, Amal Al-Masry .
The fifth session of the El Gouna International Film Festival is called “Cinema for Humanity”, and it will be held from October 14 to 22 of the same month.