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Hurley and Langoria on 39th CIFF’s red carpet and Winslet on its opening screen

Event Details

Tuesday, 21 11 2017

12:00 AM - 30 Nov 12:00 AM

In its 39th round, dedicated to legendary Egyptian superstar Shadia, the main hall of the Cairo Opera house will welcome celebrities from all over the world attending its opening ceremony, which will feature “The Mountain Between Us”, starring Kate Winslet and Idris Elba and directed by the Palestinian/Dutch internationally acclaimed director Hany Abu-Assad.

Established in 1976, CIFF is the only international competitive feature film festival accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Association (FIAPF) in the Arab world and Africa, as well as the oldest in this category.

The 39th edition will kick off on November 21 and for 10 days; audience will follow the competition for the Golden Pyramid and other trophies, as well as awards of the winners of its various sections.

It is rumored that the closing ceremony of the festival on November 30 will be attended by world superstars Gerard Butler, Ben Affleck and Sean Penn.