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The 45th edition of Cairo International Film Festival to kick off from November 15 - 24
8 March 2023

Cairo International Film Festival announced the date of its 45th edition, which will be held from November 15 to 24, 2023, at the Cairo Opera House.

The festival had previously announced the date of the new session headed by Hussein Fahmy, the festival’s president, the festival director, director Amir Ramses, and the director of the programming office, critic Andrew Mohsen, during the participation of the artistic administration within activities of the latest edition of Berlin International Film Festival.       

It is worth noting that the 44th edition witnessed the participation of 108 films from 53 countries, including 30 films that was premiered for the first time Internationally through the festival, and 57 films that premiered for the first time in Middle East and North Africa. The last edition witnessed a large public turnout, and the number of guests participating the festival reached 480.

The Cairo International Film Festival is one of the oldest and most regular festivals in the Arab world and Africa, and is unique in that it is the only festival in the Arab and African region registered under Category A at the International Federation of Producers in Paris (FIAPF).

Source: Egypt Today