Syndicate of Artists
The decisions were released in an official statement.
Sherif Desouki, who was rewarded as Best Actor in Cairo International Film Festival in 2018 had his left leg amputated after suffering from diabetic foot. The 53-year old actor captured the attention and feelings of officials, actors and people, including President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.
The festival resumes until December 20 and will be held on Al-Nahar Theater, amid strict precautionary measures to battle COVID-19.