"Live" Luxor African Film Festival To Take Place March 12 - 18 2021
The President of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), Mr Sayed Fouad has announced that the 10th edition of LAFF will happen "live" on the 12th - 18th March 2021.
A statement issued from LAFF secretariat said: "We are carefully observing the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic in Egypt and worldwide, as well as the movements of local and international film festivals, that are scheduled to take place before LAFF. We have thought of alternatives scenarios to realise an exceptional edition, befitting of celebrating the festival's decade long achievements since its inception in supporting the film industry in Egypt and Africa, and there will be new and distinctive events during the upcoming edition."
LAFF's Director, Azza El Hosseiny, said that next years' festival would also pay its tribute to Hend Sabri for an evergreen career that holds great value for Africa cinema. Additionally, LAFF 2021 will even be paying its tributes to Egyptian Abdel Khalek, who has the accolade of being one of the most influential directors in the country.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, LAFF will publish a book detailing its achievements and its role and artistic influence on the African Film Industry.
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