Turkish films compete at Alexandria Film Fest
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
‘Do Not Forget Me Istanbul’ is one of the two Turkish films to screen at the festival.The 28th edition of the Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries will 16 films from major Mediterranean countries this September, the most in its history.
“This is the first time we have such a [large] number of works competing officially in the festival will all being from major film industries across the Mediterranean,” said the festival’s head Waleed Seif.
Turkey will participate in the festival’s official competition with two feature films “Do not forget me Istanbul,” a poetic tribute of love to the beauty of city and “Snake,” which captures the characters’ experience through images and portraits. Tunisian director Mufida al-Talatli will head the festival’s competition jury. The festival will also honor Egyptian actress Naglaa Fathy.