Previous edition was marked by a series of mishaps and controversies.
Date announcement signals commitment to continue the festival after eventful fifth edition.
Debut feature documentary world premiered in El Gouna Film Festival.
Social satire defied local criticism to win best Arab narrative film at the El Gouna Film Festival this year.
Egyptian Red Sea event marked its fifth edition from October 14-22.
The El Gouna Film Festival’s project development platform showcased 20 projects in development and post-production.
In other prizes Mounia Akl’s Costa Brava, Lebanon clinches Fipresci prize and inaugural Green Award.
Producer Lamia Chraibi describes it as a black comedy with elements of Irreversible and Fargo.
The resignation comes amid a challenging fifth edition for the Egyptian Red Sea event.
Cinema-focused start-up incubator unveiled a new round of supported projects at the El Gouna Film Festival this year.
Celebrated Palestinian actor and director was to have received career achievement award.
UK-based filmmaker was to have pitched upcoming feature project Weedestine at the CineGouna Springboard platform.
Unfolding in the Red Sea resort of El Gouna, the festival will showcase 52 features this year.
The fire at the festival plaza has now been extinguished.
The fifth edition of project incubator event will showcase 20 projects in development and post-production.
16 international titles competed in the fourth edition unfolding in Egyptian Red Sea resort.
CineGouna project development event metes out $250,000-worth of awards.
16 regional and international features are competing for the festival’s $50,000 Golden Star award.
12 features and four shorts selected for the international line-up.