The 4th edition of El Gouna Film Festival opens on October 23, 2020 with 10 AFAC-supported films featured in its various sections’ line-ups.
Moroccan director Ismaël Ferroukhi’s film Mica will participate in the Festival’s Feature Narrative Competition. Two other films, bearing the name of female directors, will compete in the festival: A Long Breath by Lebanese filmmaker Remi Itani (Feature Documentary Competition), and The Bath by Tunisian filmmaker Anissa Daoud (Short Films Competition).
Furthermore, the Festival’s industry platform, CineGouna, will see the participation of seven AFAC-supported films. Among the feature narrative projects in development are Goodbye Julia by Sudanese director Mohamed Kordofani, and Seeking Haven for Mr. Rambo by Egyptian director Khaled Mansour. The post-production section features two Lebanese films: Harvest by Ely Dagher, and The Maiden’s Pond by Bassem Breche. As part of the feature documentary projects in development are Palestinian documentary Bye Bye Tiberias by Lina Soualem and The Mother of All Lies by Moroccan filmmaker Asmae El Moudir. Participating in the feature documentary in post-production section is Iraqi director Albaqer Jafeer’s film Take Me to the Cinema.
The 4th El Gouna Film Festival will run until October 31 at the resort town of El Gouna, Egypt.
For more details and the full line-up, check the Festival’s website.