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Winning films from the Cairo International Film Festival being re-screened on Friday

The six winning films will be screened at the Hanager Theatre and Creativity Centre in Zamalek

Ahram Online, Friday 30 Nov 2018
From top left clockwise: Birds of Passage, The Third Wife, Obey, One Day, Donbass, A Twelve-Year Night
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The 40th Cairo International Film Festival concluded on Thursday, but the six winning films from the festival’s International Competition will be re-screened on Friday at the Hanager Theatre and Creativity Centre.


Hanager Theatre
Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek


Obey (UK)
Winner of the Bronze Pyramid for Best First or Second Work of a Director


Donbass (Germany, Ukraine, France)
Winner of the Silver Pyramid, Special Jury Prize for Best Director


One Day (Hungary)
Winner of the Prize for Best Actress (Zsófia Szamosi)

(Photo: Still from film Obey)

Creativity Centre
Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek


Birds of Passage (Colombia, Denmark, Mexico, France)
Winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Prize for Best Script 


The Third Wife (Vietnam)
Winner of the Best Artistic Contribution


A Twelve Year Night (Uruguay, Argentina, Spain)
Winner of the Golden Pyramid for best film, and FIPRESCI Award (In memory of Samir Farid)

Birds of Passage
(Photo: Still from film Birds of Passage)

The Cairo International Film Festival took place between 21 and 29 November. 

This year the festival was presided over by Mohamed Hefzy, the youngest festival director in its history.

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