Five days festival of Egyptian Films inaugurated by H.E. Mohamed Higazy, the Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt in India at Asian Academy of Film And Television at Noida Film City. Some of the best films including Elmaseer-The Destiny by Youssef Chahine , Malek Wa Ketaba-Heads And Tails Directed by Kamla Abu Zekry,Hassan & Morcos directed by Rami Imran etc are going to be part of the festival.
The excitement in the campus was enormous as it was also the first day of 65th batch of AAFT. The students enrolled from all over India and abroad in this batch were busy reading large banners and posters about Egyptian films, all over campus.
“We are keen in developing very cordial relations with India through films” said HE Mohamed Higazy while inaugurating the festival. “We want the two countries to be like brothers and we are ready for cultural exchange and education exchange programs” he added talking to the media students at Marwah Studios.
“The International Film and Television Club of AAFT has been conducting many festivals in India and now this festival has added another feather in the cap of IFTC” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios. “Films are the Ambassadors of culture of any country, today it is the amalgamation of two oldest civilizations of the World through films,” Marwah added.
Others who spoke on the occasion were Sami M. Salem the minister counsellor, Dina El Sehy the Counsellor of the Embassy of Arab Republic of Egypt. Later Sandeep Marwah honoured H.E. Mohamed Higazy with the life membership of International Film and Television Club.