Egyptian Film Festival Celebrates its Golden Jubilee

Published January 5th, 2002 - 02:00 GMT

The Catholic Center in Cairo will hold at the Nile Hall on January 25 the 50th Egyptian film festival, in which seven films will participate. 

“The films which will compete in the formal contest are: Ayyam Al Sadat (Sadat Days), Ula Thanawi (First Secondary), Asrar Al Banat (Girls Secrets), Africano, Etfarag Ya Salam (What a Wonder, Have a Look), Gaheem Taht Al Ard (Hell Underground), and Gawaz Bi Qarar Gomhuri (Marriage by Presidential Decree),” the daily Al Ahram cited the center’s director, Bishop Yousef Mazloum, as saying. 

The jury will be headed by the Egyptian actor Ezzat Al A’alaili and include Shwikar, Laila Olwi, Athar Al Hakim, Ahmed Bedeir, A’laa Karim, Farouq Sabri, Mohammed Basyouni, Iris Nazmi and Eqbal Barakeh as members. 

As part of its activities, the festival will honor the artists Laila Fouzi, Hasan Mustafa, Sayyed Abdel Karim, Sanaa Yunes and Eqbal Barakeh. 

The event will last for one week -- 

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