Alexandria International Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries will honor the late veteran Egyptian actor Samir Sabry at the festival’s opening ceremony of its 38th edition in October.
The 38th edition is set to take place from October 5 to 11.
The iconic actor passed away Friday at the age of 86, leaving behind a rich artistic legacy.
The late actor’s funeral will be held tomorrow, Saturday, at the Police Mosque, in the 6th of October City, where he is set to be buried afterward at his family’s cemetery in Alexandria.
No date has been set for the solace ceremony yet.
The acclaimed actor was born on December 27, 1936. He was a singer, actor, and entertainer.
Sabry graduated from Victoria College and began his career by presenting the radio show “At your request” in the English language.
In 1959, he made his first appearance on the silver screen alongside famous Radio star Amaal Fahmy in Abdul Halim Hafez’s “Hekayet Hobb” (Love story).
Sabry made his final screen appearance in the 2020 TV series “Valentino”.