‘Shokah we Sekina’ Wins First Prize at Tayarah Short Film Workshop in GFF

‘Shokah we Sekina’ Wins First Prize at Tayarah Short Film Workshop in GFF

Tayarah’s short film workshop was held as part of El Gouna Film Festival’s CineGouna platform with the aim to support aspiring filmmakers. Earlier today, Tayarah’s jury panel announced the names of its winners.     The first place prize went to Shokah we Sekina’s (Knife and Fork) script by Adam Abdelghafar — it should be noted that […]

A Guide for Everyone That Wants to Attend El Gouna Film Festival but Can’t

A Guide for Everyone That Wants to Attend El Gouna Film Festival but Can’t

If you’re a movie junkie like myself and feel sad due to the fact that you can’t make it to El Gouna Film Festival (because of work), then buckle up, because Twitter MENA has just announced the most comprehensive guide to being up-to-date with everything that happens in the festival — basically, it’ll be as […]

Forest Whitaker Is Going to Attend El Gouna Film Festival

Forest Whitaker Is Going to Attend El Gouna Film Festival

Oscar-winning actor/director Forest Whitaker is going to be feted at El Gouna Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award. Whitaker, who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ugandan dictator, Idi Amin, in “The Last King of Scotland,” was praised by the El Gouna’s artistic director, Intishal Al Timimi, for playing roles with “significant social and human dimensions.” […]