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November 13, 2022 

Cairo – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is happy to help the Cairo Worldwide Movie Pageant for the sixth 12 months. The U.S. Embassy is partnering with Movie Impartial, an esteemed Los Angeles-based movie and humanities group, to sponsor American documentary movie screenings, panel discussions with American filmmakers and producers, and a cinematography workshop led by Hollywood cinematographer Irvin Liu on the forty fourth Cairo Worldwide Movie Pageant. 

This 12 months we accomplice with Movie Impartial to deliver particular screenings of the movies Publicity and The Story of Plastic, documentaries that inform the story of the impression of local weather change and the position of grassroots activism. Panel discussions with the filmmakers and producers will comply with each screenings. The U.S. Embassy and Movie Impartial are additionally bringing award-winning director Holly Morris, and Emmy-winning director Deia Schlosberg and producer Michael Kovnat, to take part in a panel dialogue on inexperienced filmmaking and environmental consciousness within the movie trade. 

The U.S. Embassy and Movie Impartial will sponsor a cinematography workshop led by Hollywood cinematographer and Movie Impartial alumnus Irvin Liu on storytelling, cinematography, and the position of cinematography in amplifying social points. The U.S. Embassy and Movie Impartial will award two Egyptian filmmakers with journey to Los Angeles and consultations with U.S. movie professionals. 

In highlighting the significance of this 12 months’s CIFF, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Daniel Rubinstein acknowledged, “The U.S. Embassy is happy to help the Cairo Worldwide Movie Pageant, which fosters ties between American and Egyptian movie leaders, creators, and change-makers. This 12 months, the U.S. Embassy’s program on the competition will handle methods the movie trade can enhance consciousness about local weather change and the way movies can encourage people and communities to search out options to environmental challenges.” 

Movie Impartial is an American nonprofit arts group that champions artistic independence in visible storytelling and helps a group of artists who embody variety, innovation, and uniqueness of imaginative and prescient. For extra data, go to https://www.filmindependent.org/.

To study extra in regards to the U.S.-Egypt partnership, go to: www.usembassy.gov and https://www.usaid.gov/egypt  and comply with @USEmbassyCairo and @USAIDEgypt on Fb and Twitter. 

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