The 41st Cairo International Film Festival Opening & Closing

The iconic Cairo International Film Festival’s 41st edition at the Cairo Opera House was attended by a dazzling array of stars from all over the Arab world. At the opening ceremony, Egyptian star Khaled El Sawy hosted the evening, while American-British director and Screenwriter Terry Gilliam, Egyptian director Sherif Arafa and Egyptian actress Menna Shalaby were presented with special honours. At the closing ceremony, Lebanese director Nadine Labaki and Italian cinematographer Vittorio Storaro were given honourary awards.