Last Update 17:54
Sunday, 22 July 2018

13th Beirut Arab Short Film Festival to screen Egyptian shorts, honors filmmakers

This edition celebrates Egyptian cinema with the screenings and honorees of Egyptian directors Nabeeha Lotfy and Khairy Beshara.

Ahram Online , Monday 28 Nov 2016
Ward
Ward (Flowers), directed by Reem El-Mohtar (Photo: part of promotional material on Animation 8's Facebook page)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1301
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1301

The 13 edition of the Arab Short Film Festival in Beirut will screen a selection of shorts from Egypt’s Animation 8 studio on 5 December, and will honor two of Egypt's top directors, Nabeeha Lotfy and Khairy Beshara.

The films were produced as part of Animation 8’s project ‘Qaseer Gedan’ (Very Short), a workshop which ran throughout 2016 with the support of the Arab Fund for Art and Culture (AFAC).

The project aimed at discovering talents, and developing them with a workshop for very short films that run under 2 minutes. The workshop resulted in 6 very short films, three fiction films and three documentaries.

The screenings will be held at cinema Empire Metropolis Sofil with the attendance of some of the directors and members of Animation 8 team.

This edition of the Arab Short Film Festival celebrates Egyptian cinema, and will honour two of its icons; late director Nabeeha Lotfy and director Khairy Beshara, who also heads the festival’s jury.

Animation 8 is a Cairo based platform founded in 2014, to offer guidance, training, technological support that help support talents and develop artistic projects.

For more arts and culture news and updates, follow Ahram Online Arts and Culture on Twitter at @AhramOnlineArts and on Facebook at Ahram Online: Arts & Culture

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.