The opening ceremony of the 33rd Alexandria Mediterranean Countries Film Festival kicked off in Alexandria، yesterday، amid the attendance of a large number of well-known actors and public figures.
Among the attendees were; Actor، Hussein Fahmy، Actress، Safia Al-Amery، director، Khaled Youssef، and others.
The 33rd edition of the Alexandria International Film Festival is headed by the great cinema critic Amir Abaza، under the patronage of the Egyptian Minister of Culture Helmy al-Namnam. The Festival management announced that it will dedicate this round to the veteran Egyptian actor Hussein Fahmy، and thus the Festival organized a big celebration for the great actor in the opening ceremony.
Noteworthy، Alexandria Mediterranean Countries International Film Festival is an annual event held in Alexandria، Egypt. It aims to disseminate film culture and the progress achieved in various branches of film art and to strength the relations among filmmakers throughout the world in general and the Mediterranean countries in particular.
The Egyptian Association for Film Writers and Critics organizes the festival under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture، the Ministry of Information and Ministry of Tourism، in cooperation with the Alexandria Governorate in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
The 33rd edition of the festival will be held in the period from 7 to 12 of October 2017.