Gabes Film Festival held a press conference on April 3 to announce the details of its upcoming edition which kicked off on April from12 to18. The festival management chose Egyptian- Tunisian star Hend Sabry to be the festival honorary president
Egyptian films and stars are making a strong presence at the Gabes Cinema Festival as it opens in Tunisia. The festival is hosting six films as well as seven film stars and filmmakers from Egypt this year.
Egyptian presence in Gabes Cinema festival
Six Egyptian films are participating in the festival’s competitions. The stars taking part in the long feature segment are: Yomeddine by Abu Bakr Shawky and Poisoned Roses by Ahmed Fawzy Saleh.
Also, what Comes Around participated in the Panorama section of the 2018 Berlinale and provides an intimate portrait of mutual support and solidarity among a community in Cairo’s Rod El-Farag district.
The Egyptians who attended the event on the red carpet include actresses Elham Shahine, Bushra and Mona Hala, director Ahmed Fawzy Saleh, storywriter Medhat El-Adl, producer Gamal El-Adl, as well as director Hala Lotfy, who heads the jury for the long and short fiction film competitions.