CIFF supports Arab Cinema in its 45th edition

The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) announced its strong support to Arab Cinema both financially and artistically, in addition to expanding participation among film makers during the upcoming 45th edition of the festival which will be held from the 13th to the 22nd of November. This year, all Arab films participating in the various competitions […]

15 Projects From 8 Arab Countries in the Tenth CFC

The Cairo Film Connection (CFC) announced the projects that have been chosen to take part in the tenth edition of Cairo Film Industry Days, scheduled to take place within the proceedings of the 45th CIFF, which will be held from 15 to 24 November. Basically, the list includes 15 cinematic projects from 8 countries in post-production […]

Cairo International Film Festival congratulates the great Hungarian Director Béla Tarr

Cairo International Film Festival congratulates the great Hungarian Director Béla Tarr who’s set to receive the Honorary Award as the Academy President and Board of the European Film Awards. Worth mentioning Béla Tarr received the Career Achievement Award at the 44th Edition of Cairo International Film Festival Béla Tarr is an award-winning film director, producer, and screenwriter. […]

CIFF 45th edition to feature 24 Egyptian and Arab films

This year, the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) will showcase a significant and rich selection of Egyptian and Arab films, constituting nearly a quarter of the festival’s programme. These selections encompass a diverse range of Arabic films, including world premieres and internationally acclaimed films that have garnered public and critical acclaim at various international film […]

CIFF names Danis Tanović President of the International Competition Jury at its 45th edition

As the 45th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival approaches, it is with great pleasure that we unveil the appointment of the renowned Bosnian director Danis Tanović as the president of the Official Competition Jury. This choice is made in a concerted effort to draw in prominent figures from the global film industry to […]

CIFF Celebrates Short Films in Its 45th Edition

Featuring a cash prize of $5,000 for the best Arab short film awarded by Drosos Foundation… The competition’s opening ceremony will showcase a number of films participating in the festival’s short films’ official competition as the program’s opening films. A non-competitive section will be dedicated to showcasing the latest works of promising Egyptian filmmakers. Over […]

14 International Films That Are Worth the Wait at the 45th CIFF 2023

In preparation for its 45th edition, set to be held from November 15 to 24, Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) has set multiple objectives. These include showcasing the most recent international films that participated in prestigious film festivals and gained significant recognition from both audiences and critics. Additionally, the festival aims to highlight the importance […]

Cairo Film Festival grants Ahmed Ezz the Faten Hamama Award for Excellence

Cairo International Film Festival grants “Ahmed Ezz” (Faten Hamama Award for Excellence), during its 45th session, to be held from 15-24 November 2023, in appreciation of what he presented throughout his artistic career that began since the end of the nineties. Hussein Fahmy, head of the Cairo Film Festival, commenting on honoring Ezz, saying: “Ahmed […]

‎‏Yousry Nasrallah Receives the Golden Pyramid Honorary Award

‎‏Yousry Nasrallah Receives the Golden Pyramid Honorary Award at the 45th Edition of CIFF ‎‏Hussien Fahmy: He is a unique director. His works are so prominent in the history of cinema. ‎‏Amir Ramses: His works include a special cinematic language. He used the terms of Egyptian cinema in a brave way. ‎‏Yousry Nasrallah: I’m glad […]

CIFF chooses “Issa” in the short film competition.

Cairo International Film Festival management announced selecting the Egyptian short film “Issa” to participate in the short film competition within activities of the 45th edition, which is scheduled to start from November 15 to 24, 2023, at Cairo Opera House. The film shall be shown for the first time in the Middle East and North […]