Within the context of its twenty-second session, which will take place between June 16 and 22, the Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts will release 7 books that monitor the state of Egyptian cinema.
The head of the Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Films, critic Essam Zakaria, hired seven of his colleagues and asked them to monitor the state of Egyptian cinema in general and documentaries and shorts in particular, in books issued in the name of the festival in its 22nd session, which takes place between 16 and 22 June this year.
Seven books on cinema have been completed and will be distributed to the participants in the course, which are, respectively: The History of Egyptian Cinema (by Mahmoud Qassem), Kamal Ramzy, the visionary (Hussein Abdel Latif), Documentary cinema, the film genre, The Fall of Borders and Restrictions (co-written by: Alia Talaat, Dia Hosni, Ahmed Abdel-Al, Mohamed Sayed Abdel-Rahim, and Rami Al-Metwally).
The Egyptian critic Salah Hashem, residing in Paris, publishes a book: Reality Cinema.. A View on the Modernity of Contemporary Documentary Cinema. And the director and critic Hashem Al-Nahhas: Pillars of Egyptian Cinema in the Twentieth Century. Screenwriter and critic Atef Bishai wrote: Youssef Idris between literature and cinema. Safaa El-Leithi completed the book: Faces of Truth: Trends and Experiences in Egyptian Documentary Cinema.