Iefta Brings ‘Cinema of Humanity’ to Egypt’s El Gouna Film Fest

Iefta Brings ‘Cinema of Humanity’ to Egypt’s El Gouna Film Fest
The Intl. Emerging Film Talent Assn. (Iefta) returns to El Gouna, Egypt, with two ongoing partnerships at the fifth film festival, running Oct. 14-22.

For the fifth year, Iefta and its Global Film Expression Mentorship program will participate in the CineGouna Platform, which enables Arab film directors and producers with projects in development or films in post-production to find creative and financial support.

And for the third year in El Gouna (after two years in Cannes), Iefta and the U.N. High Commission for Refugees are presenting Refugee Voices in Film. This year’s program explores how filmmakers use different film formats, including narrative, documentary and animation, to depict stories of refugees around the globe.

The fest at the Egyptian resort town of El Gouna, on the Red Sea, has a longtime mandate of “cinema for humanity,” and the programs and films selected reflect this.

Established in 2006, Iefta has driven
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