Hend Sabry takes office on the Feature Films Jury
December 8, 2021
Wednesday 08 December 2021
I wrote – Manal El-Gioshy:
Today, actress Hend Sabry takes up her duties as a member of the feature film jury of the Red Sea Festival in Jeddah in its first session.
The jury will be chaired by the famous Italian director Giuseppe Tornatorio
Hind won the Best Actress award at the Francophone Cinema Awards for her role in the Tunisian film “Nora’s Dream” in Rwanda, where this year’s edition is being held.
It was awarded to Stefan Tillmann, the Belgian co-producer of the film.
Hind sent the prize management a video message in French, in which she said she apologized for not being able to attend the event and receive the prize herself, but is linked to a trip to Jeddah to participate as a member of the feature film jury. competition in the first edition of the Festival de la Mer Rouge, and she is delighted with this award because it brings together a large number of stars in French-speaking countries. Or the one who received the support of French-speaking countries, and it is a great honor and an honor to receive an international award of this value among all these stars.
This award is one of the main acting awards in the world and is equivalent to the American Academy Award for French-speaking countries. Any francophone or francophone production across the world would compete for that.
These prizes began to be awarded in 2013 in Dakar, in 2014 they were distributed in Paris, in 2015 they were distributed in Abidjan, in 2016 in Beirut, in 2017 they were distributed in Yaoundé, in 2018 in Saint-Louis , in 2019 they could not stand due to the Corona pandemic, and in 2020 in Kigali.
Hind had previously won the Faten Hamama Award for Excellence at the Cairo International Film Festival.
And for the film itself, she won the award for Best Actress at the Carthage Film Festival and Best Actress at the El Gouna Film Festival.
And many other awards throughout her history, and she is the first Arab woman to win this award.
Hind expressed her joy and pride at this crowning achievement, and that it is the continuation of the award-winning journey that she has won for this role.
Hind is expecting the presentation of his series “Search for Ola” on the Netflix platform soon, with: Sawsan Badr, Hani Adel, and they will be joined by Nada Moussa, Mahmoud El-Leithi and Dalia Shawky.