Senegal guest of honor at Luxor African film festival

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Senegal is in the spotlight for this 3rd edition of the Luxor African film festival that will be held from March 16 to 24 in Luxor (Egypt).

The Luxor African film festival, initiated by Sayed Fouad, is a project of the Independent Shabab Foundation (ISF). This festival aims to promote African movies in Egypt and delocalize to Luxor the cultural and artistic activities always organized in Alexandria or Cairo.

Senegal will be the guest of honor at the third edition in homage to the great Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembene. The festival will also be dedicated to the memory of Chadi Abdel Salam who was a renowned Egyptian director.

The selection committee of the festival received more than 191 films including feature films, short films, documentaries and animated films from 34 African countries.

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