News

Tuesday ,28 of July 2020
The latest addition to the list of acclaimed CGP projects is Kaouther Ben Hania’s The Man Who Sold His Skin, that has been announced in the official line-up of the forthcoming 77th Venice Film Festival
Friday ,24 of July 2020
Venice Days, the independent Venice Film Festival sidebar, has announced Palestinian feature 200 Meters among its in competition line-up for the forthcoming 77th edition of the festival
Wednesday ,15 of July 2020
At El Gouna Film Festival (GFF), the operations team is putting in place several plans that will ensure—first and foremost—the safety of all festival participants and guests
Saturday ,11 of July 2020
We are profoundly sad to announce that the world of art has lost veteran dancer, choreographer and actor, Mahmoud Reda
Wednesday ,8 of July 2020
It is with deep sorrow we bid farewell to iconic Italian maestro and Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone who died aged 91
Saturday ,4 of July 2020
Important reminder for those who would like to submit their films in post-production to the 4th edition of CineGouna Platform; interested filmmakers can submit their films till July 10, 2020
Thursday ,2 of July 2020
CineGouna SpringBoard, GFF’s industry arm, has decided to reopen the submissions for projects in development one more week. Interested candidates still have the chance to submit their works till July 9, 2020
Monday ,29 of June 2020
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) has announced slightly revised dates of its 4th edition, that is now scheduled to take place one month later than initially planned, and will run from October 23 to 31, 2020 in the Egyptian resort town of El Gouna
Thursday ,25 of June 2020
The Arab Cinema Center (ACC) has announced the final list of winners for the 4th edition of the Critics Awards for Arab Films. And keeping their place as the biggest title holders at different award ceremonies and festivals worldwide; GFF 2019 winners dominated the awards list
Wednesday ,17 of June 2020
The ACC nominees list gathers a total of nine films; five of which premiered regionally and were among the award winners at the 3rd edition of GFF
Tuesday ,16 of June 2020
GFF is pleased to announce that the submission deadline for projects in development of the 4th edition of CineGouna SpringBoard has been extended
Saturday ,13 of June 2020
The 26th Palm Springs International ShortFest, the largest film festival for short films in the United States, selected  five of GFF 2019’s line-up
Wednesday ,3 of June 2020
Ayten Amin’s feature narrative Soad was announced as part of the official lineup of the 2020 Cannes Film Festival
Wednesday ,27 of May 2020
The Knight and The Princess was selected to compete in the Feature Films in the Contrechamp competition at the 60th Annecy International Film Festival
Wednesday ,22 of April 2020
The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) announced the participation of the Egyptian documentary Captains of Za’atari in its 2020 TFI Network Film Market
Thursday ,2 of April 2020
You Will Die At Twenty, Amjad Abu Alala’s 2019 debut feature, continues to make a splash by winning The Grand Prix at the 34th Fribourg International Film Festival
Sunday ,15 of March 2020
GFF is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for the 4th edition of CineGouna SpringBoard. Interested candidates can submit their projects as of March 15, 2020 till June 15, 2020
Friday ,28 of February 2020
GFF’s 2019 film selection continues to prove that they’re of a unique artistic formula. Following a very successful 2019 that is jam-packed with critic and audience appraisals, festival recognitions and international acclaim; the 45th César Awards comes to add seven exceptional awards to their list of accolades
Tuesday ,11 of February 2020
Parasite​ continues to score more accolades by earning four Academy Awards
Monday ,3 of February 2020
GFF 2019 film selections continue to score the highest accolades of the awards season with six nominations and two wins at the 73rd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)