The Sawasiya Film Festival for short movies and documentaries will commence with its first edition in Suez, Egypt on September 14, 2018.
So far, 25 short films/documentaries have been accepted to participate in the festival’s contest and the head of this year’s festival officials, MP Abdel Hamid Kamal, has revealed that veteran actors; Sayed Ragab and Ahmad Kamal will be part of the festival’s jury alongside other key industry personnel.
Among the films that will be participating in this year’s Sawasiya Film Festival are “Batmana” (I hope) directed by Ayman Morgan, “Awza Arees” (I want a groom) directed by Karim Anwar and “Bela Hodood” (without limits) directed by Mohamed No’man.
The line-up of activities includes film screening, directing and cinematic performance workshop, filmmaking networking sessions, etc. There will also be a discussion on “The important role of the film industry as one of the combatants of the dark forces of terrorism.”