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Thursday, 18 November 2021

Feathers bags grand prize at Carthage Film Festival

KUDOS- Rameda Pharma’s very own Yasmine Negm (LinkedIn) is among the 32 women selected for the International Women’s Forum’s Leadership Fellows Program. The prestigious 20-day program provides leadership training to promising business women from around the world in partnership with Harvard Business School and INSEAD.

Seventeen Egyptian projects claimed awards at Mashreq’s 2021 MEED Project Awards. National laureates included Orascom Construction, Hassan Allam Holding, ACE Consulting Engineers, Arab Contractors, EHAF Consulting, the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company, Petrojet, Concord Engineering and Contracting, and Khatib & Alami.

Egyptian feature film Feathers bagged the grand prize and three further awards at the Carthage Film Festival, according to a statement from the festival’s organizers yesterday. Along with the prize for best film, writer-director Omar El Zohairy’s debut also clinched the award for best screenplay and the Tahar Cheriaa prize dedicated to the festival’s founder. The film’s lead star, Demyana Nassar, bagged the prize for best female performance.

Egyptian-Canadian author Omar El Akkad snagged a prestigious Canadian literature award for his novel, What Strange Paradise, depicting the global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child. (The Arab Weekly)

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