CIFET Announces the Members of the Watching and Screening Committees of Its Competitions
Khaled Galal is the jury head of the official competition… Along with the members: the Italian Danilo Cremonte and Jordanian artist Ali Elalyan
Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theater (CIFET) -headed by Dr. Gamal Yakout- announced during a press conference held at the Supreme Council of Culture the screening committees for its multiple competitions within the proceedings of the (29th) edition, in the presence of: festival directors (artist Saeed Kabil and Dr. Mohamed Al-Shafei) and Dr. Asmaa Yahia Al-Taher Abdullah, member of the higher committee of CIFET.
Artist Saeed Kabil announced the names of the juries’ members:
The jury of the official competition includes the iconic filmmaker Khaled Galal (as the president). The members are as follows: Jordanian artist Ali Elalyan, Kuwaiti writer Nermin Al-Houti, Swedish artist Karl Birger Leonardo, Italian director Danilo Cremonte, Polish artist Dawid Tomas Zkozlowski and English artist Richard Talbot.
Regarding the watching committee of the Egyptian performances, it consists of: Dr. Hatem Hafiz, critic Mohamed Mosaad, artist Munadil Antar, director Hani Afifi, and artist Akram Naguib (committee rapporteur). The watching committee of the Arab shows includes: director Nasser Abdel Moniem, director Hani Al-Matnawi, critic Rasha Abdel Moniem, scenographer Mahmoud Sabry, and artist Hisham Abbas (committee rapporteur).
As for the watching committee of the foreign shows, it consists of: director Essam El-Sayed, director and scenographer Omar Al-Moataz Billah, critic Bassem Adel, critic Khaled Raslan, and artist Eslam Awad (committee rapporteur).
Concerning the short performances competition, the watching committee includes: Dr. Asmaa Yahia, decorator Hazem Shebl, and Dr. Mohamed Al-Shafei. The jury of the previously-mentioned competition consists of artist Mohsen Mansour as the head, along with the members: Dr. Asmaa Yahia, and decorator Hazem Shebl.
As for the experimental theater club competition, the watching and screening committee includes director Ahmed Taha as the head, along with the members: writer Saeed Hagag, decorator Amr Al-Ashraf, and director Shady Al-Daly.
It is noteworthy that the 29th edition of CIFET bears the name of the world-famous playwright Peter Brook. The 29th edition is scheduled to take place between 1-8 September, chaired by Dr. Gamal Yakout and held under the auspices of the Minister of Culture, Dr. Nevine Al-Kilani.