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The third Luxor African Film Festival wrapped up on Monday with several awards for North African films. While Best Feature Film went to Rwandan director Joel Karekezi for his first feature The Pardon, the Special Jury Award was awarded to veteran Algerian filmmaker Merzak Allouache's The Rooftops.Read More

The third edition of the Luxor African Film Festival came to an end with a closing ceremony held Monday night, 24 March, in Luxor’s Rowing Club. The ceremony was attended by Egyptian and international members of the jury, celebrities including director Khaled Youssef, festival guests such as acclaimed Ethiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima, as well as government officials, most notably the governor of Luxor, Tarek Saad El-Din.Read More

ALGIERS- Algerian filmmakers Merzak Allouache and Abdennour Zahzah won the Special Jury Prize and the Prize for the Best Artistic Contribution respectively as part of the 3rd Luxor African Film Festival which wrapped up Monday in Egypt, announced Tuesday the festival’s organizers.Read More

Luxor African Film Festival 2014, 3rd edition. Danny Glover at the opening and Didier Awadi at the closing. Latest news.Read More

The third edition of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) took place in March 18 -24, 2014 in the city of Luxor, southern Egypt. Mr. Sayed Fouad, the president of LAFF, announced that the festival has received over 200 competing films ranging from long, short, documentary and animation from 34 African countries in addition to Egypt.Read More

The management of Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) has translated the book titled "History of Egyptian Cinema", written by Ali Abu Shady, to the French language.Read More

The 2014 (3rd annual) Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) ceremony will begin early Tuesday, March 18, 2014, across the Nile River, with Golden Boats taking the festival’s guests from their hotels to Luxor Temple. This will be accompanied by folk music bands and flags of the participating countries flying with Helium balloons in Luxor skies.Read More

The third Luxor African Film Festival will begin on Tuesday. The festival will open with a screening of Flora Gomes's The Children’s Republic, a joint production between Portugal and Guinea-Bissau, about a small, fictional country in Africa where children rule after every adult abandons the place. The country prospers, but the children can no longer grow.Read More

3rd Luxor African Film Festival opens in the arms of the Pharaohs March 18, 2014. Enjoy your Sunday, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you!Read More

Top African-American film star Danny Glover will attend the opening of the 3rd African Film Festival (18-24 March, 2014) to present his latest film “The Children’s Republic” that will open the festival. Also attending, among top African and international guests, Flora Gomes, the Guinea-Bissau director of the acclaimed film. Both Glover and Gomes will be given special tribute for their rich career at the opening night along with Egyptian star Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz. Glover has confirmed his attendance with his spouse to enjoy a stay in the historical city of Luxor.Read More

The management of Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) confirmed that the 3rd edition of ?the festival will take place on time (16-24 March 2014) as per the coordination of LAFF ?with other African festivals around the world including FESPACO in Burkina Faso, ?Carthage in Tunisia, Khouribga? ?in Morocco as well as the African Festival in MilanRead More

The third edition of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), which runs from 18 to 24 March 2014, will feature 55 films from 41 African countries. Heeding the recommendations of last year’s jury, the LAFF reviewing committee decided to divide participating films into four separate competitions: feature narratives, short narratives, feature documentaries and short documentaries.Read More

CAIRO: Luxor African Film Festival adopted the initiative to translate movies into sign language, to be the first festival in Egypt to address the special needs of deaf people. The festival’s management decided to invite people with hearing loss to attend its events and watch translated movies like “Mice Room” from Egypt and “The Professor” from Tunisia.Read More

President of Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) writer Sayed Fouad said Thursday that the African movie performers were keen on taking part in the festival that kicks off on March 18-24.Read More

Top African-American film star Danny Glover will attend the opening of the 3rd African Film Festival (18-24 March, 2014) to present his latest film “The Children’s Republic” that will open the festival. Also attending, among top African and international guests, Flora Gomes, the Guinea-Bissau director of the acclaimed film. Both Glover and Gomes will be given special tribute for their rich career at the opening night along with Egyptian star Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz.Read More

The third edition of the Egyptian Luxor African Film Festival again has a wide-ranging programme scheduled for next month. Selected films will be showing in different competitions: Long Narrative, Short Narratives, Short Documentaries and Long Documentary. Read More

The Luxor African Film Festival (16-24 March, 2014) has decided to split the long films competition into two distinct competitions, one for narratives, and the other for documentaries, due to the large number of received films and their qualities, in addition to recommendations made by jury members in the last edition of 2013.Read More

For its 3rd edition which will take place from March 16 to 24, 2014, in Luxor, Egypt, the Luxor African Film Festival is looking for African films made in 2013.Read More

Due to an unprecedented number of submissions to its third edition running from 18-24 March, and heeding last year's jury recommendation, the reviewing committee of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) has decided to divide participating films into four separate competitions: feature narratives, short narratives, feature documentaries and short documentaries.Read More

"Bastardo" is selected along with 15 feature films including Algerian Director Merzak Allouache's latest film "Les terrasses" and two Moroccan films: "C'est eux les chiens" and "Rock the Casbah," directed by Hichem Lasri and Laila Marrakchi, respectively...Read More

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