Regulations

Regulations of Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF)

7th Edition: March 16-22, 2018

1- Luxor African Film Festival is organized by Independent Shabab Foundation, which is a civil and nonprofit organization cooperates with the culture devolope fund & other intities . The festival is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture , Ministry of Tourism and Ministry Of Foreign Affairs and the media partner dmc  .

2- Luxor African Film Festival is an annual event organized in the city of Luxor in the Arab Republic of Egypt. The festival’s 7th edition will take place 16 – 22 of March, 2018.

3- Luxor African Film Festival will screen long and short films produced in African countries, made by African filmmakers, concerned by African subjects, 2017 production.

4- Luxor African Film Festival consists of 4 competitions: Long Narratives, Long Documentaries, Short Films (Narratives and Documentaries) and The International Competition of Freedom Films as well as other special sections.

5- Each competition has its own international jury consisting of 5 members.

6- For The Long Narratives Competition, the jury will grant the following prizes:

Nile Grand Prize for Best Long Narrative Film ( $2000 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

Jury Prize for Long Narrative Film ( $1000 and The Silver Mask of Tutankhamun)

Best Artistic Achievement Prize in a Long Narrative Film (Certificate of Appreciation and The Bronze Mask of Tutankhamun)

7- In The Long Documentaries Competition, the jury will grant the following

 prizes:

Nile Grand Prize for Best Long Documentary ($1500 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

Jury Prize for Long Documentary ($1000 and The Silver Mask of Tutankhamun)

Best Artistic Achievement Prize in a Long Documentary Film ($500 and Certificate of Appreciation and The Bronze Mask of Tutankhamun)


8- In The Short Films Competition, the jury will grant the following prizes:

Nile Grand Award for Best Short Film ($1500 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

Jury Prize for Short Film ($500 and The Silver Mask of Tutankhamun)

Best Artistic Achievement Prize in a short Film ( $500 and The Bronze Mask of Tutankhamun)

9- Independent Shabab Foundation will grant Radwan El-Kashef Prize for Best Film tackling African Subjects ($1000 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

10- In The International Competition of Freedom Films, the jury will grant Al-Husseiny Abou-Deif Prize Best Freedom Films :-

Nile Grand Award for Best Long narrative Film ($1000 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

Nile Grand Award for Best Long Documentary Film ($700 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

Nile Grand Award for Best Short Film ($500 and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

11- In The National Student film competition , the jury will grant the following prizes :-

Nile Grand Prize for Best Film ( 10000 LE and The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

Jury Prize for Film ( 8000 LE and The Silver Mask of Tutankhamun)

Best Artistic Achievement Prize a Film ( Certificate of Appreciation and The Bronze Mask of Tutankhamun)

12- It is prohibited to divide any prize or to add any prize.

13- Film submissions to The Festival are opened from 15th of October till 30th December 2017 . The deadline for delivering copies of the selected films to the festival’s headquarter is 10 February 2018 .

14- The prizes are awarded in dollars or the equivalent in Egyptian pounds.

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