Ismailia Governor Yassen Taher said Saturday that Ismailia international film festival for documentaries and short movies received 3,000 films from 62 countries to participate in the upcoming film festival in April.
In press statements after concluding a meeting with the festival’s higher committee, Taher underlined that the Egyptian Film Center is currently evaluating these films.
He underscored that the upcoming edition of the festival is considered to be exceptional, as it marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the festival.
In addition, he stressed that all agencies of the governorate are working to organize the festival in a distinctive way.
An exhibition will be held among the activities of the festival to highlight the history of the festival since its establishment, Taher said. (MENA)