CIFF has previously announced during the Cannes Film Festival in 2018 to sign the Gender Parity Pledge 5050×2020 and become the first Arab festival, and second African, to actually join this commitment. It came to life at the CIFF’s 42nd edition where the promotion of gender equality and transparency was seen in action. A large percentage of amazing actresses, women directors, producers, and screenwriters were present to confirm such a strong position and their impact on Arab cinema just made our hearts grown ten times bigger. Keep reading to meet the women of CIFF!
So scroll down to check out these talented women; role models who only made the CIFF more outstanding.