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31st Cairo International Film Festival

The 31st annual Cairo International Film Festival was held from November 27 to December 7, 2007. English director Nicolas Roeg was the President of the Jury.

31st Cairo International Film Festival
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31st CIFF Official Poster
Location Cairo, Egypt
Founded 1976
Awards Golden Pyramid
Festival date November 27 – December 7, 2007
Website http://www.cairofilmfest.org/

Contents

Films in competitionEdit

The following films competed for the Golden Pyramid.

English title Original title Director(s) Country
The Seventh Heaven ألوان السما السبعة Saad Hendawi   Egypt
On Air ع الهوا Ihab Lamei   Egypt
Intimate Enemies L'ennmie intime Florent Emilio Siri   France
No Mercy Nincs kegyelem Elemér Ragályi   Hungary
Life in a Metro Anurag Basu   India
I, the Other Io, l'altro Mohsen Melliti   Italy
Opera Ópera Juan Patricio Riveroll   Mexico
Waiting For Pasolini في انتظار باسوليني Daoud Aoulad-Syad   Morocco
The Lost Beauty الجمال المفقود Lahcen Zinoun   Morocco
In The Name of God خدا کے لیے Shoaib Mansoor   Pakistan
Ataul: For Rent Neal 'Buboy' Tan   Philippines
Jasminum Jaśminum Jan Jakub Kolski   Poland
An Angel Hooked On Me Îngerul necesar Gheorghe Preda   Romania
A Full Breath Полное дыхание Valery Pendrakovsky   Russia
Moon in the Bottle La luna en Bottella Grojo   Spain
Kicks Albert Ter Heerdt   Netherlands
Waiting For Heaven Cenneti Beklerken Derviş Zaim   Turkey
And When Did You Last See Your Father? Anand Tucker   United Kingdom
Seachd: The Inaccessible Pinnacle Simon Miller   Scotland

Digital CompetitionEdit

Arab CompetitionEdit

The following films were screened in the Arab Competition for Feature Films category.

English title Original title Director(s) Country
The Yellow House البيت الأصفر Amor Hakkar   Algeria/  France
Delice Paloma Nadir Moknèche   Algeria/  France
Summer of '62 Cartouches Gauloises Mehdi Charef   Algeria/  France
Demons of Cairo الغابة Ahmed Atef   Egypt
Girls بلد البنات Amr Bayoumi   Egypt
The Seventh Heaven ألوان السما السبعة Saad Hendawi   Egypt
On Air ع الهوا Ihab Lamei   Egypt
Caramel سكر بنات Nadine Labaki   Lebanon
Waiting for Pasolini في انتظار باسوليني Daoud Aoulad-Syad   Morocco
The Lost Beauty الجمال المفقود Lahcen Zinoun   Morocco
The Satanic Angels ملائكة الشيطان Ahmed Boulane   Morocco
Out of Coverage خارج التغطية Abdellatif Abdelhamid   Syria
I.D. الهوية Ghassan Chmeit   Syria

Films out of competitionEdit

The following films were screened out of the competition.

English title Original title Director(s) Country
Warden of the Dead Пазачът на мъртвите Ilian Simeonov   Bulgaria
Upside Down Превртено Igor Ivanov Izy   Macedonia
Boxes Jane Birkin   France
In the Name of Father به نام پدر Ebrahim Hatamikia   Iran
Preserve Rezerwat Łukasz Palkowski   Poland
Attack On Leningrad Ленинграда Aleksandr Buravsky   Russia
Rendition Gavin Hood   United States
A Mighty Heart Michael Winterbottom   United States

JuriesEdit

AwardsEdit

The winners of the 2007 Cairo International Film Festival were:

External linksEdit