23rd Alexandria International Film Festival 2007

Genre : Festival | Alexandrie

From friday 07 to tuesday 11 september 2007

Times : 00:00
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

The 23rd Alexandria International Film Festival is due to begin on September 7 through 11, 2007. Taking part in this session are 5 Arab Mediterranean countries, namely Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.

- This session is dedicated to the memory of Egyptian scriptwriter Abdel-Ha'i Adeeb who died in June 2007.

- To be a shown is a number of movies reflecting modern perspectives in Turkish cinema.

- The AIFF will pay tribute to Italian producer Mauro Martino, French director Florence Companie and Tunisian actor Lotfi al-Abdeli.

- Tunisian scriptwriter/director Djilani al-Saadi will be AIFF's guest of honor, together with his compatriot Aneesa Dawood,

- To be paid tribute to is Moroccan director Fawzi ben Seidi, and Swiss director of Algerian descent Nasser Bekhti.

- French lawyer Jacques Vergès, husband of Djamila Bouhired, the renowned Algerian freedom fighter, who joined the National Liberation Front to repel French occupation troops will be guest of honor.

- An Algerian night will be held in this session.

- 20 short feature and documentary films will be competing for the Feature Digital Film Prize.


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  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
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