El Gouna Film Festival

  • Egypt
  • El Gouna
  • 1st edition

22 - 29 September 2017

From its very first edition, the El Gouna Film Festival aims to offer an unmissable annual rendezvous for film professionals and film lovers from Egypt, the Arabic countries, and from all over the world. The festival presents a selection of the newest films from around the globe with a special attention to films with humanitarian content. The program will include three competitive sections.
In parallel to the screenings, the festival organizes the CineGouna platform, a creative and business hub designed to support Egyptian and Arab talents where a wide range of meetings will be organized between Arab and international film industry professionals with the aim of enhancing business opportunities for the Arab cinema.

Golden Star for Best Short Film - NIGHTSHADE
Golden Star for Best Arabic Short Film - PUNCHLINE
Bronze Star - MAMA BOBO