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The First Edition Ever of the Aswan International Women's Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Commencing on the 20th of February and running until the 27th, AIWFF will showcase movies that deal with women's issues and celebrate women in the film industry.

In its very first edition, the Aswan International Women's Film Festival (AIWFF) will commence on the 20th of February and will run until the 27th of February. Taking place at the Helnan Hotel Aswan, the AIWFF spotlights films that feature women in leading roles, films that are directed by women, and films that address women's issues in society. The festival will bring an array of perspectives into the limelight as it screens local and international works selected by a jury of film critics and directors. 

Arranged by movie stars and famed writers such as Elham Shahin and Mohamed Abdel Khalek, as well as Egyptian and international directors, AIWFF will kick off with a total of 31 films, four of which are Egyptian, according to Ahram Online. The films representing Egypt include the award-winning movie Akhdar Yabes (Withered Green), and short films Shaimaa, Alia, and Sandooq El-Donia (Box of the World). Bringing the festival to an end will be French-Italian biopic Dalidawhich chronicles the life of the Egyptian-Italian singer and actress.


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