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
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.
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.
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
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
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