2nd Gouna Film Festival Awards

Ahram Online, Friday 28 Sep 2018

The second edition of the Gouna Film Festival closed Friday evening after running for 10 days at the Red Sea resort city


The second Gouna Film Festival which took place between 20 and 28 September closed with a ceremony awarding films in three categories: short films, documentaries and feature films.

Additionally, the Cinema for Humanity Award was given to the Egyptian film Yomeddine. The film also won the Gouna Star for best Arab feature. Another Arab film with two awards was Syrian film Of Fathers and Sons by Talal Derki.


Gouna Star best Arab short film: Matealash Al Hageb (It Stays Below the Eyebrow) by Tamer El-Ashry

Gouna Bronze Star for best short film: Bateekh El-Sheikh, by Kawthar bin Haniyeh

Gouna Silver Star for short film: Judgement, by Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Gouna Gold Star for short film: Our Song to War, by Juanita Onzaga


Gouna Star for best Arab film: Of Fathers and Sons, by Talal Derki

Gouna Bronze Star: The Swing, by Cyril Aris

Gouna Silver Star: Of Fathers and Sons, by Talal Derki

Gouna Gold Star: Aquarela, by Viktor Kossakovsky


Best Actress: Joanna Kollig, for Cold War

Best Actor: Mohamed Dhrif, for Dear Son

Gouna Star for best Arab feature: Yomeddine, by Abu Bakr Shawky

Gouna Bronze Star: Heiresses by Marcello Mattinessi

Gouna Silver Star: Ray and Liz, by Richard Billingham

Gouna Gold Star: A Land Imagined, by Siew Hua Yeo

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