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Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Cairo International Film Festival signs 5050 by 2020 gender equality charter

Cairo International Film Festival has become the first festival in the Arab world to sign the 5050 by 2020 gender equality charter, which aims to achieve equity in film in a host of areas — most notably, gender — by the year 2020. Sixty international film festivals are already signatory, Emirates Woman reports. Cairo International Film Festival will hold a special screening of Saudi Arabian filmmaker Shahad Ameen’s film Scales to mark its commitment to the charter.

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