What were the highlights of El Gouna Film Festival’s third edition?

Euro News 04 October 2019


Another highlight from this year’s event was a five-year agreement signed between UNICEF and the El Gouna Film Festival, to support the rights of disadvantaged children across Egypt and the region. This Is My Night, directed by Yusuf Noaman and supported by UNICEF, screened at this year’s El Gouna short film competition.

The film portrays the day in the life of a mother who has child with Down syndrome. The pair faces challenges during an outing to luxurious district in Cairo.

As with previous years, the festival emphasized its mission to promote global cultural interaction, support new talent in the Arab world and make the voices of the most vulnerable heard through the arts.