Macedonian co-production "The Cave" Awarded at ASTERFEST International Film Festival




The 11th edition of ASTERFEST International Film Festival took place May 27-31 in Strumica, under the motto One film everywhere, everyone at Asterfest.

The audience got to enjoy more than 50 works of international production divided into the following programme categories:Star Documents, Global Fiction, Animotion, Movieland, Merry-Diones, Tributes.

The opening ceremony paid tribute to this year's festival Laureates Kiro Urdin and Boro Stjepanovic.

The Special Award gOLDen PROJECTOR went to the film “The Cave” directed by Ahmed Ghoneimy, a Egyptian-Macedonian co-production. The jury praised the film stating that "the dynamic photography greatly corresponds to the dynamic acting and to the great directing, which creates a hyper-real atmosphere that literally gets the viewer into the story".

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