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The LAFF launches a new african film student competition

Tuesday 8 December 2015, by SIGNIS

Luxor, Brussels, December 8th, 2015 (SIGNIS/LAFF). The Management of Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) has officially launched the submission of a new competition for African students of cinema at film institutes, schools and universities worldwide.

Twelve films will be selected to compete for three prizes: a golden, silver and a best artistic achievement in addition to a financial support for them complete their forthcoming projects.

This new competition was launched to continue the role of LAFF in supporting young filmmakers across the African continent. LAFF also invited more than 20 institutes and universities to engage their students for the new competition.

The new competition is held under the auspices of Engineer / Khaled Abdel Aziz, the Egyptian Minister Youth and Sport and the support of artists Hassan El-Raddad, Hend Sabry and Hala Khalil. The competition will also be organized with the collaboration of Egyptian Higher Film Institute in Cairo. The fifth edition of the festival will take March 17-23, 2016 with the support of the Egyptian Ministries of Culture, Tourism and Youth, and in cooperation with the Governorate of Luxor and Egyptian Film Syndicate

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