AIFF to be launched October 3



Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 03:31 GMT


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 03:31 GMT

Previous AIFF - Egypt Today

Previous AIFF - Egypt Today

CAIRO – 3 October 2018: The opening ceremony of the 34th edition of the Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries (AIFF) will be held on Wednesday, October 3, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Held under the name of veteran actress Nadia Lotfy, the 34th edition’s opening ceremony will be attended by many actors including Laila Elwi, Elham Shahin, and Ragaa el-Geddawy.

The Alexandria International Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries (AIFF) is an Egyptian film festival organized by the Egyptian Association of Film Writers and Critics (EAFWC).

The AIFF aims to broaden film culture and strengthen the relationship between filmmakers across the world, with special attention given to Mediterranean countries.

Alexandria International Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries announced honoring a number of local film makers and stars in Egypt in its 34th edition set to take place from Oct. 3 to 8, 2018.

The expected honorees are:

• Veteran artist Farouk al-Fishawy; who expects his own biography, titled "Art=Life", to be written by writer and novelist Adel Saad.

• Renowned Musician Omar Khairat;

Writer Kadri el-Haggar decided to prepare a documentary which analyzes the musical projects released by the veteran artist throughout his enriching career. The educational documentary will be titled “The Music Magician”.

• Film director Ahmad Yehya; veteran writer Mostafa Moharam completed a book about the director's career.

The festival’s management decided to issue 15 books within the framework of the programs and activities of the 34th edition. One of the books will be about veteran actress Nadia Lotfy.

The death anniversaries of late actress Soad Hosny and late composer Mohamed Fawzy will also be celebrated through issuing books focusing on their careers.



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