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Friday, 22 February 2019
The festival opens in the Upper Egyptian city of Aswan, as it picks up momentum with it's third edition
The winners were among 35 Egyptian films or joint Egyptian productions which were screened during 2018
A film by Sameh Alaa won two of the four sponsored prizes offered by the established Egyptian festival
The annual festival will present 14 films this year, to be screened over 3 days
Egyptian-American Rami Malek wins best actor for his performance in Bohemian Rhapsody
Malek, Blunt, 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' win at Screen Actors Guild Awards
Currently in cinemas, the film 122 is Egypt's first to make use of 4DX technology, but is less impressive in its essence and execution
The film has previously won five awards including three at the Cairo International Film Festival
"Capernaum," is a powerful neo-realist drama about a Syrian child refugee from Lebanon's Nadine Labaki
Egyptian actor Rami Malek is among the nominees for 'Bohemian Rhapsody' while Nadine Labaki's Lebanese film 'Capernaum' is among the Best Foreign Language Film nominees
A comedy icon of her time, Mary Mounib died on 21 January in 1969 after a career in film and theatre spanning over 50 years
The retrospective will run for six days, featuring six of Bergman's best known works
The festival runs between 22 February and 3 March
The star and the film both won awards at the Golden Globes on Sunday
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