In the home of filmmaker Amal Ramsis, piles of DVDs and posters are everywhere. People are constantly coming and going, and the phone never stops ringing. This downtown Cairo apartment seasonally turns into the headquarters of the week-long Cairo International Women’s Film Festival (CIWFF), which starts on March 4.
This year is particularly busy as the festival celebrates its tenth anniversary. Forty-five-year-old Ramsis, who has grown the festival from a specific regional focus and one venue to an international festival sprawling across multiple screens, is anxious with anticipation. Read More via Madamasr.