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The 5th edition of El Gouna Film Festival (#GFF) will be held from October 14 to October 22, 2021, in El Gouna, located on the Red Sea, Egypt. #GFF21

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El Gouna Film Festival
12 days ago
Today, Egypt has lost one of its most iconic actresses, Sohair El Bably, who passed away, leaving behind a glittering career and legacy. We extend our deepest condolences to her family and loved ones in these difficult times.
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El Gouna Film Festival
12 days ago
Congratulations to Egyptian actor Amir El Masry for winning Best Actor award at this year’s BAFTA Scotland Awards for his role in ‘Limbo’, a heartfelt film that tells of the refugee experience. The film follows a Syrian refugee as he awaits his fate on remote Scottish island.
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El Gouna Film Festival
15 days ago
Congratulations to the cast and crew of ‘Amira’ for winning the Amnesty International the Human Rights Award & Amore and Psyche Award at MedFilm Film Festival. The film was also selected to represent Jordan for the Best International Film category of the 94th Academy Awards.
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El Gouna Film Festival
16 days ago
We are thrilled for Mahmoud Dagher and Fawzi Qatleesh, the protagonists of #GFF's award winning documentary Captains of Zaatari, for being announced as the ambassadors of World Cup 2022.
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El Gouna Film Festival
29 days ago
Congratulations to the cast & crew of Mounia Akl’s ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’! The film was chosen to represent Lebanon in the Best International Film category of the 94th Academy Awards.
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
We are thrilled that 11 #GFF alumni are selected to represent their countries for the Best International Film category of the 94th Academy Awards (@TheAcademy). For more information, head to
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
#GFF alumnus ‘The Furnace’ received a total of 4 nominations for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts including: Best Lead Actor for Ahmed Malek, Best Direction, Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor. The film had its MENA premiere at #GFF20.
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
El Gouna Film Festival renews its pledge to support and foster the industry and filmmakers in the region by announcing the dates of its 6th edition, scheduled to take place October 13-21, 2022. #GFF22 #GFF #ElGounaFilmFestival
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
The masterclass offers fascinating look into Reem El Adl’s costume design work on a roster of award-winning Egyptian films including Clash, Nawara, and Ext. Night. The masterclass will take place on Wednesday 20th of October at 10.30AM to 12.00PM at TUB Audimax.
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
#GFF21 [MASTERCLASS]: COSTUME DESIGN BY REEM EL ADL Alongside her highly anticipated workshop, prolific costume designer Reem El Adl will be giving a masterclass, moderated by filmmaker, Hala Khalil whose acclaimed works include The Best of Times, Nawara and Cut and Paste.
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
Once again forming one of the most unique parts of the festival, Gemini Africa’s (@AfricaGemini) CinemaTech Track Pitching Event returned to @ElGounaRedSea, with some of the most innovative Egyptian and African entrepreneurs in tow.
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
Can filmmaking be a force for change? Stay tuned for Ali El Araby (Captains of Za'atari) and Zeina Daccache (The Blue Inmates), Suba Umathevan, CEO of NGO Drosos and Hovig Etyemezian, Head of UNHCR’s Innovation Service’s panel, taking place on Sunday the 17th of at 10.30AM at TUB
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
This masterclass will take participants through the creative process of working in immersive storytelling - a new frontier in content. Stefan Grambart will present case studies from his career in digital media to explore how we can adapt to nonlinear storytelling.
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
#GFF21 [MASTERCLASS]: STEFAN GRAMBERT ON IMMERSIVE STORYTELLING Despite the array of new technologies that open a window to alternative experiences of reality, content is by and large still being developed for screen based media.
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
We are proud to announce our Jury members: Actress & Producer Saba Mubarak, Film Director Ramy Rizkallah, Actress Amina Khalil, Gemini Africa CEO & Chairman Adly Thoma, CEO of Lagoonie Group Shahinaz El Akkad and Co-Founder & Managing Partner of HOF Capital Onsi Sawiris.
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
#GFF21 X CinemaTech: This innovative pitch competition by Gemini Africa will witness the rise of 10 regional startups as they pitch their cinema-tech ideas to a jury of film, media and business industry leaders taking place at TUB Audimax on Friday October 15th from 12 PM to 2 PM
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
…for a one-of-kind exhibition in the cultural hub of @ElGounaRedSea. Created and produced by Random Content. #GFF21 #NotTheEnd
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
‘NOT THE END’ is a unique new initiative in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture that aims to connect the worlds of filmmaking, art and environmental sustainability by inviting 10 of Egypt’s top designers and architects to upcycle waste materials from old film sets…
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El Gouna Film Festival
a month ago
Over the years, #GFF has always sought to make an impact, whether on the next generation of filmmakers through our workshops and masterclasses, or by spotlighting the films that tackle the world's most pressing humanitarian issues.
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