AIFF to honor ' El Mamar' movie stars



Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 11:30 GMT


Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 11:30 GMT

File - El Mamar poster.

File - El Mamar poster.

CAIRO – 11 October 2019: The 35th edition of Alexandria International Film Festival will screen ‘’ El Mamar’’ ( The Passage) movie on Friday, October 11 at 6:30 pm.

The film screening will be followed by a seminar honouring the film producer Hisham Abdel Khalik and the movie stars: Mohamed Farag, Mohamed Gomaa, Amir Salaheldin, Ahmed Falawks and Mahmoud Hafez.

Successful Egyptian movie “El-Mamar” topped the Twitter trend after its first TV screening on ON TV channel.

People interacted with the patriotic movie, especially that it screened as part of the celebrations of the glorious victory of October 6.

Egyptians were keen to watch the important patriotic movie which achieved booming success, with revenues amounting to over LE 65,000,000.

The film revolves around the role of the heroic Egyptian Commandos during the War of Attrition. The film is inspired by the brave patriotic operations performed by Group 39 in the Egyptian army headed by martyr Ibrahim al-Rifai.

The massive production discusses the time period from the 1967 war to the early days of the War of Attrition.

"El-Mamar", directed by Sherif Arafa and written by Arafa and Amir Teima, stars Ahmed Ezz, , Hend Sabry, Ahmed Rezk, Asma Abul Yazid, Eyad Nassar, Sherif Mounir, Mohamed Farag, Ahmed Falawkas and Enaam Salousa, among others.

Veteran musician Omar Khairat composed the movie’s soundtrack.



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