Laila Elwi and Leonardo DiCaprio honored at the Marrakech Cinema Festival
The administration of the fourth international Marrakech Cinema Festival has sent out forty invitations to cinema stars from around the world to attend the big event, which will take place in Morocco. Invitations have been sent to stars like Hussein Fahmi, Mahmoud Hamida, Laila Elwi, Yusra, Nelly and Lubliba from Egypt and Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone and Salma Hayek from Hollywood.
This year the festival will honor Egyptian director Yousef Shaheen, American actor Jean Connery and Claudia Cardinali, who are considered the three symbols of international cinema, and five films by each of the symbols will be screened during the festival. The film “I Love the Cinema” starring Egyptian actress Laila Elwi has been chosen to enter the official race and will be screen during the festival.
Each actor and actress who received an invitation from the administration of the festival will be given an honorary award for the work they have achieved. The festival will also organize a panorama of Indian films and will be shown in 10 different films that show the progress of the Indian cinema. A special section for the screening of Moroccan films that have won awards in the past five years will also be prepared. –Albawaba.com