Top award winner Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof is persecuted in his home country
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Festival to take place on 6-12 March
Some 340 films from all four corners of the globe will be showcased, with 18 competing for the prestigious Golden Bear prize.
Bong Joon Ho also accepted the award for Best Director.
“This edition of IFFR Pro proved that bringing together talent and ideas, and those who can support them, remains a very relevant thing to do. Cinema and the stories we aim to bring to fruition are relevant and have meaning. I am very proud of this year’s edition and look forward to tweaking our endeavours in the future to both create and reflect change,” Head of IFFR Pro Marit van den Elshout said.
Special Jury Award goes to Beasts Clawing at Straws by Kim Yonghoon
The jury consisted of recently appointed director of Kunsthal Rotterdam Nathanja van Dijk, French filmmaker and previous Tiger Award for Short Films winner Safia Benhaim (La fièvre, IFFR 2014), and Los Angeles-born, Belgrade-based film curator and writer Greg de Cuir Jr.
“Those who will suffer the most are innocent Yemenis who benefit from IRC’s work”: IRC
Selections for Tiger, Bright Future, and Big Screen competitions announced
President Al-Sisi said that for Africa to enjoy peace and prosperity, the solution is to find radical answers to security challenges. He added that in order to achieve peace, states have to exercise sovereignty over its territories and to improve the abilities of its national institutions.
Tunisian film A Son by Barsaoui takes three awards, newly created Audience Award went to the Egyptian film Let’s Talk
Mexican filmmaker talks origins, history, and passion during the Cairo International Film Festival
In the Stalingrad neighbourhood, not very far from the Arc de Triomphe, hundreds of refugees camp to sleep in the street, waiting in front of the government building where they need to apply for papers.
The festival announced Wednesday in a press release that the Netflix film, which is based on Charles Brandt’s book, reunites director Martin Scorsese with Robert De Niro for their ninth collaboration, and will see its MENA premiere in Egypt.
Egypt’s Enppi helps Aramco repair harmed facilities in Saudi Arabia
No official statements has addressed reported protests, as foreign media say demonstrators were arrested in rare, minor gatherings
Court has decided to drop all charges against former president Morsi who died on 17 July
The law was re-drafted by the Ministry of Social Solidarity upon Al-Sisi’s request, to replace the previous Law No. 70 of 2017.
Trump’s adviser met Jordan’s King Abdullah
British embassy are in contact with Egyptian counterparts, German embassy says German Foreign Office did not change its travel advice to Egypt
Ministry of Interior says 4 militants killed in action
Egyptian side is attending Manama conference with an economic delegation to hear out the propositions, says a high ranking Egyptian official
Suspension of hot air balloon flights expected to continue as Egypt’s airline authority conducts investigations into crash
Famed for opulent film, opera productions, Zeffirelli led storied life, often courted controversy
Acknowledgement to great director will be presented during festival’s 76th edition
A Hidden Life follows the real-life story of Austrian farmer Franz Jägerstätter (August Diehl) who refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II
Offensive left eight policemen killed during attack on a security checkpoint in Al-Arish
Operation takes place following Egypt’s General Intelligence head’s visit to Libya
Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, who heads jury, to pick Palme d’Or winner
Medium turnout recorded in Giza’s district of Kerdasa on third day of referendum