Winners of the 39th Cairo International Film Festival awards
Ahram Online, , Friday 1 Dec 2017
The 39th Cairo International Film Festival ran between 21 and 30 November


The International Jury Awards

Best Actress Award:

Diamand Abou Abboud
For her performance in Insyriated By: Philippe Van Leeuw
(Belgium, France, Lebanon)

Best Actor Award:

Raouf Ben Amor
For his performance in Tunis By Night By: Elyes Baccar
(Tunisia, France)

Award for Best Artistic Contribution:

Disappearance
By: Boudewijn Koole
(The Netherlands, Norway)

The Golden Pyramid for Best Film:

The Intruder
By: Leonardo Di Costanzo
(Italy, Switzerland, France)

The Silver Pyramid - Special Jury Award for Best Director:

Killing Jesus
By: Laura Mora Ortega
(Colombia, Argentina)

The Bronze Pyramid Award for Best First or Second work of a Director:

Nina
By Juraj Lehotský
(Slovakia, Czech Republic)

Cinema Of Tomorrow Awards

Special Jury Award:

Cargo
By: Karim Rahbani
(Lebanon - Cyprus, France)

Youssef Chahin Award for Best Short Film

Roof Knocking
By: Sina Salimi
(Estonia)

Critics’ Week Awards

Fathy Farag Award for Best Artistic Contribution:

Village Rockstars
by Rima Das
(India)

Shadi Abdel Salam Award for Best Film:

The Swan
by Asa Helga Hjorleifsdottir
(Iceland)

Arab Cinema’s Horizons Awards

Salah Abu Seif Award - Special Jury Award:

A Certain Nasser
by Badih Massaad, Antoine Waked
(Lebanon)

Saad Eldin Wahba Award for Best Arabic Film:

Ghost Hunting
by Raed Andoni
(Palestine, France, Switzerland)

The FIPRESCI Award

Killing Jesus
By: Laura Mora Ortega
(Colombia, Argentina)

Naguib Mahfouz Award for Best Screenplay:

Los Perros
By: Marcela Said
(Chile, France, Argentine, Portugal)

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