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 develop fund & other entities . The festival is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture , Ministry of Tourism and Ministry Of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Governrate of Luxor .

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 (The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

Jury Prize for Long Narrative Film ( 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 (The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

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

Best Artistic Achievement Prize in a Long Documentary Film (Certificate of Merit 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 Narrative ( The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

Nile Grand Award for Best Short Documentary ( The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun)

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

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

10- In The International Competition of Freedom Films, the jury will grant Al-Husseiny Abou-Deif Prize Best Freedom Film (The Golden Mask of Tutankhamun) .

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

12- Film submissions to The Festival are opened from 20th of October till 20th December 2017 . The deadline for delivering copies of the selected films to the festival’s headquarter is 10 February 2018 .

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