About us

Alexandria short film festival was founded by Alexandria Art Circle Association in order to give a chance for filmmakers to present their work to the public and this in the heart of Alexandria to be a lighthouse of cinema in the world.

Festival history

  1. “2018 cycle ”

    Number of films participating in 2018 from 9 countries

    In the Student Film Competition, 13 films

    15 feature films in the official competition

    9 films in the documentary competition

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  2. “2019 cycle”

    The number of films participating in the year 2019

    The number of participating countries is 14 countries

    8 films in the Student Film Competition

    16 feature films in the official competition

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  3. "2020 cycle"

    The number of films participating in the 2020 cycle

    21 participating countries

    10 films in the student competition
    18 feature films in the official competition
    8 films in the documentary competition

    21 world premiere movies
    6 Arabic premiere movies
    9 Egyptian premiere movies

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  4. "2021 cycle"

    The films participating in the 2021 edition

    18 Number of participating countries

    16 films in the feature film competition

    8 films in the documentary competition

    8 films in the Student Film Competition

    9 films in the Animation Film Competition

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“Festival Prize”

Alexandria Short Film Festival presents the prize ( Hypatia ), who was a philosopher specialized in Platonic philosophy.

  • Golden Hypatia: The Golden Hypatia Award for Best Film is awarded
  • Silver Hypatia: The Silver Hypatia Prize is awarded by a special jury
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