The artist Khaled Sarhan was keen to comment on the criticisms that artists are exposed to during festivals, stressing that the public’s opinion should not be underestimated.
Khaled Sarhan wrote, through his account on Facebook, saying: “Before we criticize the people who mock actors and festivals, we must understand the problem. And the artists are back and vice versa.”
It is worth noting that Khaled Sarhan participated during the last Ramadan drama season through the series “Al-Maddah” with Hamada Hilal in the work of the script and dialogue by Amin Jamal, Walid Abu Al-Majd, Sherif Yousry and directed by Ahmed Samir Farag.
The El Gouna Festival, which will continue until October 22, through the El Gouna Film Bridge, which is a meeting point and forum for dialogue between filmmakers, offers a number of workshops and discussion panels, including cinema as a tool for societal change, and can the non-fiction film industry really be a force for change? To a panel discussion entitled “Distribution… Basic Principles for Young Filmmakers”, and a panel entitled “Depicting Ancient Egypt in Cinema”.“.
El Gouna Bridge will present a number of lectures, including a lecture with Zbigniew Zamagoski, where the famous film and theater actor talks about his experience working with director Christoph Kislovsky in the film “Tricolor: White.” The festival will present a lecture by Stefan Grambart, on interactive storytelling, In cooperation with Ryerson University in Cairo.