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Cairo 2019


7 articles available in total starting from 20/11/2019. Last article published on 03/12/2019.

Cairo Industry Days builds bridges between continents

Cairo Industry Days builds bridges between continents

The second edition of the industry event, held during the 41st Cairo International Film Festival, invited over 250 industry professionals from Europe and the USA, among other nations  

03/12 | Cairo 2019 | Cairo Industry Days

Mexican-US film I Am No Longer Here climbs the Golden Pyramid at the 41st Cairo IFF

Mexican-US film I Am No Longer Here climbs the Golden Pyramid at the 41st Cairo IFF

Ghost Tropic and A Certain Kind of Silence were among the European movies awarded during the 41st edition of the CIFF, as the event attained Oscar-qualifying status  

02/12 | Cairo 2019 | Awards

Andrei Gruzsniczki  • Director of Zavera

Interview: Andrei Gruzsniczki • Director of Zavera

“In a way, all of my films are about trust”

Cineuropa met up with Romanian director Andrei Gruzsniczki to discuss his third film, Zavera, which has world-premiered in the International Competition at the 41st Cairo Film Festival  

29/11 | Cairo 2019

Review: Gasman

Review: Gasman

Arne Körner’s ironic coming-of-age film, world-premiered at Cairo, is brimming with black humour and revolves around a thirty-something protagonist who refuses to grow up  

28/11 | Cairo 2019

Review: Between Heaven and Earth

Review: Between Heaven and Earth

The private becomes political in Najwa Najjar’s interesting third film, as the writer-director takes a deeper look at complicated relationships in the Middle East  

26/11 | Cairo 2019

God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya wins the first Arab Critics’ Award for European Films

God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya wins the first Arab Critics’ Award for European Films

The joint initiative between European Film Promotion and the Arab Cinema Center, aiming to promote European cinema to the Arab world, handed out its award at the Cairo Film Festival  

26/11 | Cairo 2019

The 41st Cairo International Film Festival kicks off

The 41st Cairo International Film Festival kicks off

With a programme comprising 150 movies, including 18 world premieres, the most prestigious and oldest film event in the Middle East starts its nine-day run on 20 November  

20/11 | Cairo 2019