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Cairo International Film Festival
Festival Cairo, Egypt

Cairo International Film Festival

DEADLINE:31 August 2020

Cairo International Film Festival opens submissions for its 42nd edition, which is scheduled to be held from 19 to 28 November 2020.

The Festival’s management will be guided by the Egyptian government and the World Health Organisation to ensure the necessary safeguards and protections are in place to ensure guests’ and participants’ safety as a result of the pandemic.


Accepting submissions of short, feature and documentary films from participants all over the world.


The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) is one of only 15 Festivals accorded as a category “A” status by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations FIAPF. It is the oldest and only internationally accredited annually running film festival in the Arab World, Africa and the Middle East.