Press Releases

Sunday ,13 of December 2020
This year, 15 GFF alumni were selected to represent their countries for the Best International Film category of the 2021 Oscars. This follows last year’s submissions, where 13 films from GFF’s 2019 competition were submitted to the Academy
Thursday ,5 of November 2020
As a tribute to the free thinkers who never shied from challenges in pursuit of their dreams against all odds, El Gouna Film Festival is proud to announce the Khaled Bichara Award for Egyptian Independent Filmmakers. The award aims to maintain the late Khaled Bichara’s legacy of faith in those who dare to think outside the box.
Friday ,30 of October 2020
El Gouna Film Festival concluded its 4th edition today with a closing ceremony that was held at the Gouna Conference and Culture Center, in which the winning films of the festival’s prizes
Thursday ,29 of October 2020
Within the activities of the seventh day of the festival, October 29, 2020, the closing ceremony of CineGouna Platform was held at the Festival Plaza, where the committee announced the winning projects and films.
Wednesday ,28 of October 2020
The sixth day of the festival witnessed the screening of a variety of films
Wednesday ,28 of October 2020
The sixth day of the festival witnessed the screening of a variety of films
Wednesday ,28 of October 2020
On the fifth day of El Gouna Film Festival’s 4th edition, the scheduled events and shows continued
Tuesday ,27 of October 2020
The fourth day of El Gouna Film Festival witnessed an intense schedule of events and shows
Monday ,26 of October 2020
On the third day of El Gouna Film Festival, Sunday, October 25, the festival continued its activities, showing a number of distinguished films
Sunday ,25 of October 2020
Amidst strict precautionary measures, a dazzling festive atmosphere, and a global media and artistic presence, the 4th edition of El Gouna Film Festival was launched
Monday ,19 of October 2020
El Gouna Film Festival, in its 4th edition, summons some of the most talented international and Arab filmmakers, film critics, and experts to select the winning films in its 3 main competitions
Thursday ,8 of October 2020
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) revealed the details of its 4th edition, taking place October 23-31, 2020 in the Red Sea resort town of El Gouna
Thursday ,8 of October 2020
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) reveals details of its 4th edition, taking place October 23-31, 2020 in the Red Sea resort town of El Gouna
Thursday ,1 of October 2020
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) reveals an exciting new lineup of short films for its 4th edition competition.
Sunday ,27 of September 2020
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) nurtures a culture that makes it possible for filmmakers to transform dreams and visions into reality, enabling creative intellect and cinematic ingenuity to work their magic
Thursday ,17 of September 2020
The festival is proud to announce the latest additions to the rich selection of films participating in its 4th edition, scheduled to take place from October 23-31, 2020 at the resort town of El Gouna
Monday ,17 of August 2020
For the 4th year in a row, the business and industry-oriented platform continues its mission to support regional projects through CineGouna SpringBoard, the project development and co-production lab which has received 99 submissions for its 2020 edition—65 projects in development and 34 films in post-production
Sunday ,9 of August 2020
The 4th edition of GFF continues to programme unique movies as well as newly discovered cinematic voices
Tuesday ,14 of July 2020
At GFF, the operations team is putting in place several plans that will ensure—first and foremost—the safety of all festival participants and guests
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