The third edition of the Roaya Youth Forum has been concluded on Tuesday with White Hell, directed by Ahmed Assem, Omar Shash and Mahmoud Khaled, named best film.
The best short narrative prize was awarded to El-Tagroba Asef by Alaa Khaled, while the best documentary was presented to Haitho Tai'sh Al-Ashiaa Al-Gameha by director Hossam Shaker.
A special appreciation was awarded by the jury to Yasser Shefiey's Al-Tadreibat Al-Qoswa Le-Tahsein El-Adaa and Nada Amr's Ad El-Sama.
The jury included actress Salwa Mohamed Ali, director Mahmoud Soliman and critic Walid Seif, with Safaa Mourad as artistic supervisor.
The three-day event, held at Al-Hanager Cinema in the Cairo Opera House, was organized by the Egyptian Film Centre, under the helm of Khalid Abdel-Jalil.
Twenty-three films, short narrative and documentaries are competing in the various competitions in the forum.
The first edition was held in August 2014 in Menya, Fayoum and Sohag with the second held in October 2018 at Al-Hanager Cinema.
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