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    Independent Shabab Foundation

    The Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) is one of ISF’s projects. It was the writer Sayed Fouad’s idea, as the African films are almost not screened in Egypt. Furthermore, Luxor hardly has any cultural or artistic events, and was therefore selected to de-centralize cultural or artistic events always oraginzed in Cairo and Alexandria.

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    Why Luxor City?

    Though Luxor is the largest open-air museum in the world it was lacking artistic festivals. Its geographical position - in the very heart of Upper Egypt and hence closer to the rest of the African continent - gives the historic city a unique advantage .

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    Board of Trustees

    Sayed Fouad El-Gennary

    President Sayed Fouad El-Gennary

    Azza El Hosseiny

    Treasurer Azza El Hosseiny

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  • ETISAL Fund



    ETISAL’s mission is to provide to the needs of young African filmmakers in expressing freely their skills and talents through filmmaking and promote their work globally.

    African short films is a “life savior” of young filmmakers (Aged between 18-30 of both genders) who are marginalized in terms of production and distribution. Although young filmmakers rep...

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    Latest News

    Luxor African film Festival launches its call for entries for its eighth edition. The Egyptian actor Mahmoud Hemida is appointed honorary president and Tunisia as guest of honor. 

    LAFF is accpeting applications for particiaption in its different sections held from 10 to 21 March 2019. The festival is accepting films from 15 September to 20 December 2018. 

    Participating films must be produced in 2018 by African directors, from inside or...

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  • African Cinematheque
  • LAFF Publications


    Chronology of Egyptian cinema

    Chronology of Egyptian cinema

    The Fespaco, A Matter of State

    The Fespaco, A Matter of State

    Khaled Saleh ... originally confectioner

    Khaled Saleh ... originally confectioner

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2013 Edition's Arab and African Freedom Films

Women's Voice in Libyan Revolution

Women's Voice in Libyan Revolution

  • Section :Arab and African Freedom Films
  • Country :Algeria, Libya
  • Production Year :2012
  • Runtime: 52 Minutes

    Director: Fatima Moussaoui

    Screenwriter: Fatima Moussaoui

    Cinematographers: Thomas Buyer

    Editors: Romesh Aluwihare, Simon Deeley, Maya Maffioli, Behrouz Mirvarzandeh

    Music: Martino Scovacricchi

    Synopsis: This documentary tells the story of the Libyan revolution through the eyes of Libyan women. Fadwa, Hager,Kamla,Faiza, Nargis and others make us discover their courage and solidarity with the rebels in Misrata, Zintan, Benghazi and Tripoli which led to the end of the regime of Gaddafi after 42 years of of ruling with iron fists.

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