Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Marrakesh Film Festival

2007 Marrakech Film Festival to pay tribute to Egyptian cinema

"The Marrakech International Film Festival (FIFM), will pay special tribute to the Egyptian cinema in its 7th edition, slated for December 7-15, said Noureddine Sail, Vice President of the FIFM Foundation and Chairman of the Centre Cinématographique Marocain (CCM).

"Some 90 Egyptian directors will attend this year's festival edition, which coincides with the centenary of Egyptian cinema, said Mr. Sail who was on a two-day visit to Egypt to coordinate with the Egyptian officials the preparations for the festival.
The Marrakech festival is due to screen 40 major Egyptian movies, including (hymn of hope), which was shot in the 30s starring Diva Oum khaltoum, and 'Imarat Yacoubian' 'the Yacoubian building' featuring famous Egyptian actor Adel Imam. [...]"

http://www.map.ma/ (Morocco), October 10, 2007