United Arab Emirates

El Gouna Film Festival’s 3rd round to run September 19-27

El Gouna Film Festival (GFF)’s third round will kick off at 6 pm on September 19 and run until September 27 in El Gouna’s Marina Theater, witnessing the participation of stars and filmmakers from various countries, said the festival’s administration.  GFF will give the festival’s creative achievement prize to the Palestinian director and producer Mai al-Masri and will commemorate the Egyptian-Canadian actor Mena Massoud. The Egyptian singer Abu will perform a song during the ceremony, followed by the showing of the opening film “Ad Astra” starring Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler and Donald Sutherland and directed by James Gray. A large number of movie stars will attend the ceremony, inclu ...