Egypt’s ‘Dry Hot Summers’ scoops best short award at Malmo Arab Film Festival

Ahram online 04 October 2016

Egyptian short film Dry Hot Summers won the Best Short Film Award at the 6th Malmo Arab Film Festival in Sweden (30 September – 5 October), sharing the award with Kongdom Garbage by Iraqi filmmaker Yasir Karim.

Dry Hot Summers won the Robert Bosch Stiftung Film Prize for International Cooperation at a gala held during Berlinale Talents, a six-day creative summit for up-and-coming filmmakers at the Berlin Film Festival. It also scooped up the main award in the Short Films category at Algeria’s ninth Oran Arab Film Festival.