34 short and feature films from over 30 countries will participate in the Aswan International Women’s Film Festival‎ – Film – Arts & Culture

The films screened in the International Feature Film Competition represent 17 countries.

They are the following:

Like in heaven – Denmark
El Planeta – United States, Spain
Good Mother – France
Secret name – France
Farha – Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sweden
Neighborhood – Saudi Arabia
The New Girl – Argentina
Rehana – Bangladesh, Singapore
Holy Emy – Greece, France, United States
Peacock’s Paradise – Italy, Germany
Souls in Transit (World Premiere) – Iraq, Switzerland
Lingui – Chad, France, Germany, Belgium

Chaired by Romanian actress Cristina Flutur, the all-female jury of the International Feature Film Competition includes Egyptian actress Basma, Nigerian director and producer Rahmatou Keita, German critic and programmer Ingrid Beerbaum and French actress and director Marilyne Canto.

The International Short Film Competition sees 24 participating films from 22 countries. They are the following:

1+1 – Egypt
What we don’t know about Mariam – Egypt
Microbus – Egypt, USA
Sham Ennessim – United States, Egypt
Phoenix – Tunisia
Jeans – Morocco
The bride of the sea – Bahrain
August sky – Brazil, Iceland
Cold Beds – France
Deaf – Spain
Good thank you? – UK
Love stories in motion – Romania
The Hall of Letters – United States
Five Tiger – South Africa
Silent night – Russia
The Son – Russia
Frost – Canada
Interphone 15 – Romania
The girl who comes on Thursday – Spain
Trumpets in the Sky – Palestine, Lebanon, France, Belgium
Butterfly Jam – France, Taiwan
Elena – Lithuania, France, Croatia
Steakhouse – Slovenia, Germany, France
The breast fairy – France

The jury for this section is represented by Saudi writer, director and critic Hana Abdullah, German curator and head of cultural events Karin Schyle alongside Egyptian actress Shery Adel.

The Aswan International Women’s Film Festival (AIWFF) will run from February 23-28.

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