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All winners at the 38th Cairo International Film Festival

The winners of the 38th Cairo International Film Festival were announced during the closing ceremony on 24 November

Ahram Online , Thursday 24 Nov 2016

The Golden Pyramid for Best Film, presented to the producer

By: Oliver Laxe (Spain – Morocco – France)

The Silver Pyramid-Special Jury Prize For Best Director

"The Train of Salt and Sugar"
By: Licinio Azevedo (Portugal - Mozambique – France – South Africa – Brazil)

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

"Kills on Wheels"
By Attila Till ( Hungary) 

Best Actress Award

Nahed El Sebai
For her role in "A Day For Women" By: Kamla Abou Zekri (Egypt)

Best Actor Award

Shakin Ben Omar
For his role in "Mimosas" By: Oliver Laxe ( Spain – Morocco – France)

Naguib Mahfouz Award for Best Screenplay

"Perfect Strangers"
By: Paolo Genovese (Italy)

Naguib Mahfouz Award for Best Screenplay

"Perfect Strangers"
By: Paolo Genovese (Italy)

Cinema Of Tomorrow awards

Special Mention:
By: Pedro Peralta (Portugal)

Special Mention:
By: Jure Pavlović( Croatia)

Special Mention:
By: Gui Campos ( Brazil)

Special Jury Award:
"The Other Side of Doorman River"
By: Se Woong Bae (South Korea)

Youssef Chahin, Best Short Film Award
By: Andrés Ramírez Pulido (Colombia)

Critics’ Week Awards

Shadi Abd El Salam Prize for best film:
Bby Davis Simanis (Latvia – Lettonia)

Fathy Farag Prize for best artistic contribution:
Paweł Chorzępa’s Photography
In the film "Zud " by Marta Minorowicz (Poland)

Prospects of Arab Cinema’s Awards

Certificate of appreciation
for the film "Suicidal Notions"
by Eman El-Naggar (Egypt)

Certificate of appreciation
for the film "Barakah Meets Barakah"
by Mahmoud Sabbagh (KSA)

Special Jury Award presented by Clinic Film Company – Mohamed Hefzy and First Step, of 50,000 EGP:
by Mohamad Abdulaziz (Syria)

Best Film Award in the Prospect of Arab Cinema competition, of 75,000 EGP presented by Almasa Company:
"Zizou (Sweet Smell of Spring)"
by Ferid Boughedir (Tunisia)

4th Cairo Film Connection Awards

10,000 USD presented by New Century for best project in development went to:
"Papion On the Watertank"
by Yehia El Abdallah.

60,000 EGP presented by Al Massa for best Egyptian film in development went to:
"A Condition of Love"
by Hala Khalil.

50,000 EGP presented by Film Factory for post production services in Egypt went to:
"Kilo 64"
by Amir El Shenawi.

Two weeks color grading prize presented by Pixelmob for best project in Post production went to:
"Beirut Terminus"
by Eli Kamal

Script development award presented by Paris Film Initiative went to:
"Five Days Grace"
by Saleh Nass.

Beirut coproduction platform participation award went to:
"A Son"
by Mehdi Bersaoui

ACC award for Rotterdam producers lab participation to
Jana Wehbe (of Beirut Terminus)


"Anna's Life"
By: Nino Basilia – Georgia

For the emotional portrait of a woman who struggles in a difficult society, and tries to find her way to live with her autistic son. 

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