Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 08:54 GMT
Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 08:54 GMT
CAIRO - 19 February 2021: The 37th edition of Alexandria International Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries has chosen Egyptian megastar Karim Abdel Aziz as its honorary supervisor.
Egyptian star Tarek Sabry joined the cast of “El Ekhteyar” ( The Choice) series part two.
Sabry will embody a vital role in the events of “ El Ekhteyar” part two.
Egyptian star Ahmed Mekky joined as well the cast of "El- Ekhteyar" part 2 and will perform the role of one of the terrorists.
Beside Abdel Aziz, Mekky, Fahmy and Sabry, “ El Ekhteyar” part two houses a notable group of stars such as Eyad Nassar, Bushra, Ahmed Shaker, late veteran actor Hady el Gayar, among others.
Produced by leading production company, Synergy, “El-Ekhteyar” part 2 is written by Hani Sarhan and directed by Peter Mimi.
"El-Ekhteyar’’ part 1, achieved huge success highlighting the huge efforts performed by Egyptian army to combat terrorism.
The series was a national documentation to one of the most heroic and immortal military battles in the Egyptian history, El-Barth national epic. It highlighted the role of the late great Egyptian military icon Ahmed Saber Mansy.
Mansy was the commander of the Thunderbolt Forces who was killed during the clashes between Egyptian Armed Forces and militants as the army besieged the terrorists and foiled attacks that targeted a number of checkpoints in El-Barth village in Rafah, North Sinai in 2017.
Mansy and his men were transferred to El-Barth village in Rafah after a number of terrorists moved there, which led the Egyptian army leaders to ask Mansy and his brave men to get rid of these terrorists.
"El-Ekhteyar" highlighted the dark terrorists’ principals and thoughts, which are based on blood, betrayal, and opportunism.
"El-Ekhteyar" part one was the first Egyptian series to document the several military operations that took place in Sinai against terrorists and talk about the many Egyptian officers and soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the battle.
Each episode presents a patriotic lesson and a precious principal that shows the greatness of the Egyptian army. The series showed us the stories of many martyrs such as Aly (Asser Yassin), Fathy (Mohamed Emam) and Ramy Hassanien (Ahmed Salah Hosny) among others.
The series is loaded with unforgettable moments skilfully presented by great director Peter Mimi who managed to create a national epic with every sense of the word.
Egyptian star Amir Karara brilliantly embodied the role of Mansy, portraying his great soul and introducing his noble thoughts. "El-Ekhteyar" introduces us to the human being deep inside this exceptional hero and why he was a Legend.
By producing this series, Synergy started a new era in the Arab drama production, competing with the European and American productions.
"El-Ekhteyar" clearly proved that Egypt will continue to combat terrorism with all its weapons, which are our great Egyptian army and our soft power represented in art and drama.